From the end of December were Grain crop- and Legumes in Ukraine ground by 10,6 million hectares, which accounts for 92% of the planned areas, from which 48,8 million tons of grain were collected with an average yield of 46,1 hundredweight/hectare, reports the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine.
As reported, the late group crops are still being harvested:
- Corn is milled on 3,3 million hectares (78%), 21,4 million tons milled (yield: 64,6 hundredweight/hectare);
- Buckwheat is ground on 116 thousand hectares (98%), 158,5 thousand tons (13,7 hundredweight/hectare) ground;
- Millet was ground on 44,7 thousand hectares (99%), 101,8 thousand tons (22,8 hundredweight/hectare) ground.
“The Harvest of Sunflowers is carried out on 4,8 million hectares (99%) of which 10,5 million tons of seeds are ground with a yield of 21,7 hundredweight/hectare. 3,7 million tons with a yield of 24,3 centners/hectare Soybeans crushed, the harvested area is 1,52 million hectares (99%),” the statement reads.
With a yield of 501 hundredweight/hectare, 9 million tons of sugar beet were accumulated. In total, beets were dug up on an area of 180 thousand ha (100%).
Source: APKinform (Ukraine)