As of November 28, Ukrainian agrarians harvested 62.073 million tons of grains throughout the areas of 13.679 million ha, or 95% of the plan. The average yield totaled 4.54 ton/ha, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine reported. At the same time, on the same date last year the production volumes reached 59.9 million tons.
In particular, agrarians continued harvesting corn. As of the reporting date, Ukraine harvested 22.915 million tons of the grain throughout 3.643 million ha (86%). The average yield reached 6.29 ton/ha.
Agricultural enterprises of Ukraine harvested 13.369 million tons of sunflower seed throughout 5.877 million ha (99%), with the average yield of 2.27 ton/ha.
Ukraine continued harvesting soybeans. Agrarians harvested 4.067 million tons of the oilseed throughout the areas of 1.775 million ha (97%), with the average yield of 2.29 ton/ha.
Ukraine continued realizing the planting campaign of winter grains. As of November 28, agrarians planted winter grains throughout 6.95 million ha (94% of the plan), up by 282 thousand ha YoY.
In particular, Ukraine planted winter wheat and triticale throughout 5.909 million ha (95%), winter rye – 158 thousand ha (107%), and winter barley – 882 thousand ha (86%). Also, Ukraine planted winter rapeseed throughout 845 thousand ha (117%). (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)