grain harvest

The grain harvest in the UK is progressing rapidly


As of August 9th, UK agricultural crops had been harvested at 63% of the planned area, which is well above the average for the last 5 years (40%) according to AHDB monitoring.

Including winter wheat wurde bereits 65% der geplanten 1,8 Millionen Hektar (+1% pro Jahr) geerntet, während das durchschnittliche Ergebnis der letzten 5 Jahre 23% beträgt. Der Ertrag von Grains reicht von 5 bis 14 Tonnen/Hektar (Mehl – im Bereich von 7-11,5 Tonnen/Hektar). Die Weizenproduktion wird mit 14,33 Millionen Tonnen erwartet.

The Harvest of Winter barley in the country is fully completed (in the last 5 years – 87%), the yield is 7,2-7,4 tons/hectare (on average in 5 years – 6,9 tons/hectare) and the spring crop harvest is on 23 (10)% of the planned areas implemented. The total barley crop in the UK is estimated at 6,75 million tonnes.

In addition, the harvest campaign of the winter oilseed rape completed - 95% of the area of ​​the plan is mowed. It is expected that farmers will harvest up to 1,1 million tons of oil crops (2021/22 – 981 thousand tons).

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