Ukraine harvested over 10 mln tonnes of corn — Ministry of Agrarian Policy




As of October 7, all categories of agricultural households in Ukraine already harvested over 10 mln tonnes of corn for grain throughout the areas of 1.6 mln ha, or 33% of the forecast. The average yield totaled 6.24 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

At the same time, agrarians harvested all types of grains and pulses throughout 11.8 mln ha (77%). The production volumes reached 49.9 mln tonnes, with the average yield of 4.22 t/ha.

In particular, Ukraine harvested 77 thsd tonnes of buckwheat throughout 58 thsd ha (87%), with the yield of 1.32 t/ha; and 144 thsd tonnes of millet throughout 76 thsd ha (85%), with the yield of 1.89 t/ha.

Also, agrarians harvested 11.7 mln tonnes of sunflower seed throughout the areas of 4.9 mln ha (84%), with the yield of 2.37 t/ha. At the same time, the production of soybeans reached 2.6 mln tonnes, with the areas of 1.1 mln ha (69%), and the yield of 2.37 t/ha.

As of the reporting date, Ukraine continued harvesting sugar beet, which areas already totaled 70 thsd ha, or 32% of the forecast. The production volumes reached 3.1 mln tonnes, with the yield of 44.7 t/ha.

In addition, Ukraine planted winter grains throughout the areas of 4.7 mln ha, or 65% of the forecast. In particular, the areas under winter wheat totaled 4.2 mln ha (68% of the forecast), winter rye — 92 thsd ha (75%), and winter barley — 419 thsd ha (46%).

Also, Ukrainian agrarians planted winter rapeseed throughout 1.1 mln ha, or 96% of the plan.