As of September 1, grains and pulses have been harvested from 9832 thousand ha (69% of the intended area) compared with 10343 thousand ha as of September 1, 2015. Farmers obtained 38.353 MMT with average yields at 3.9 MT/ha (on the same date in 2015 – 37.106 MMT with average productivity at 3.59 MT/ha).
Buckwheat was harvested from 71 thousand ha (47%), 91 KMT obtained with average yield of 1.3 MT/ha (1.21 MT/ha last year). 113 KMT of millet were harvested from 60 thousand ha (59% of the intended area) with average yield of 1.86 MT/ha. As of September 1, 2015 nearly 154 KMT of millet had been gathered from 77 thousand ha with average yield of 2 MT/ha.
Corn harvesting started in eight regions of Ukraine. As of reporting date 12 thousand ha was threshed and 45 KMT obtained with average yield of 3.64 MT/ha. As of September 1, 2015 5 thousand ha had been threshed and 22 KMT obtained with average yield of 4.22 MT/ha. (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)