Belarus: corn and sugar beet harvesting continues

As of October 13, agricultural organizations in Belarus continued harvesting corn for grain and sugar beet, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food declared. In particular, agrarians harvested 377.6 thousand tons of corn throughout the areas of 47.3 thousand ha (26.7%), with the average yield of 7.99 ton/ha. Last year the grain production volumes totaled 174.4…



Ukraine: poor weather to cut winter grain area

Torrential rains across most of Ukrainian regions after a severe drought could leave around 1.2 million acres of winter grain area unsown and winter wheat is under major threat, a senior state weather forecaster said. Ukraine’s winter wheat harvest is highly dependent on moisture content in the soil during the autumn sowing, air temperatures in…