Ukrainian farmers in 20 regions have thrashed 6.1 million tons of grain crops from an area of 1.9 million hectares, the press service of the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry of Ukraine reports.
“As of July 2, Ukrainian farmers in 20 regions started harvesting early grain crops. In total, 6.1 million tons of grain crops of the new harvest were gathered from an area of 1.9 million hectares (19%),” reads the report.
In particular, Ukrainian farmers threshed 3.4 million tons of wheat from an area of 1.0 million hectares (15%); 2.5 million tons of barley from 750,000 hectares (30%); and 267,000 tons of peas from 128,000 hectares (45%). Also, 539,000 tons of winter rape were gathered from an area of 277,000 hectares, with a yield of 19.5 hundredweights per hectare. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)