According to Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture, as of December 1, 419.2 thousand ha of corn were threshed, which was 99.2% of the plan (423 thousand ha). 2210.2 KMT were harvested with the average yield of 5.27 MT/ha.
Pace of harvesting is 0.4% lower than in 2015 due to weather conditions, which are unfavorable for finishing field works. As of the reporting date, average corn yield was 4.6% higher than in 2015.
By December 1, winter wheat had been sown at 1048.6 thousand ha. The pace of sowing is 3.2% less than in 2015. On the same date in 2015 winter wheat had been sown at 1083.3 thousand ha.
The pace of winter barley sowing is 22.1% behind. As of the reporting date winter barley had been sown at 126.8 thousand ha against 162.8 thousand ha in 2015. (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)