Ukraine harvested over 59 mln tonnes of grains

Ukraine harvested over 59 mln tonnes of grains

Ukraine harvested over 59 mln tonnes of grains

The FINANCIAL -- As of November 27, Ukraine harvested 59.383 mln tonnes of grains and pulses throughout the areas of 13.988 mln ha (96% of the plan). The average yield totaled 4.25 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

In particular, agrarians almost completed the harvesting campaign of corn for grain: agrarians harvested 21.1 mln tonnes of corn throughout 3.947 mln ha (88%), with the yield at 5.35 t/ha, according to APK-Inform.

In addition, Ukraine harvested 11.881 mln tonnes of sunflower seed throughout 5.918 mln ha (99%), with the average yield at 2.01 t/ha. The production volumes of soybeans reached 3.722 mln tonnes, the yield - 1.93 t/ha, and the harvested areas - 1.931 mln ha (97%).

Also, Ukrainian agrarians planted winter grains for the harvest-2018 throughout 6.912 mln ha (96% of the plan). In particular, the planted areas under winter wheat totaled 5.943 mln ha (97%), winter barley - 822 thsd ha (89%), and rye - 147 thsd ha (93%). Agrarians already planted winter rapeseed throughout 864 thsd ha (112%).