As of October 24, all categories of agricultural households in Ukraine already harvested 62 mln tonnes of grains and pulses throughout the areas of 13.5 mln ha, or 88% of the forecast. The average yield totaled 4.5 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine.
In particular, Ukraine harvested 21.9 mln tonnes of corn throughout 3.2 mln ha (66%), with the average yield of 6.73 t/ha; 86 thsd tonnes of buckwheat throughout 65 thsd ha (95%), with the yield of 1.33 t/ha; and 152 thsd tonnes of millet throughout 81 thsd ha (90%), with the yield of 1.87 t/ha.
Also, agrarians harvested 13.5 mln tonnes of sunflower seed throughout the areas of 5.6 mln ha (95%), with the yield of 2.43 t/ha. At the same time, the production of soybeans reached 3.4 mln tonnes, with the areas of 1.5 mln ha (94%), and the yield of 2.32 t/ha.
As of the reporting date, Ukraine continued harvesting sugar beet, which areas already totaled 149 thsd ha, or 68% of the forecast. The production volumes reached 6.5 mln tonnes, with the yield of 43.8 t/ha.
In addition, Ukraine planted winter grains throughout the areas of 6.6 mln ha, or 91% of the forecast. In particular, the areas under winter wheat totaled 5.7 mln ha (91% of the forecast), winter rye — 117 thsd ha (96%), and winter barley — 834 thsd ha (91%).
Also, Ukrainian agrarians planted winter rapeseed throughout 1.1 mln ha, or 99% of the plan.