Monday, 27 October 2014

Ukraine harvest update

Ukraine has harvested 52.8mmt of grains and pulses from 13.0mha or 88% of the planned area (excluding Crimea) with an average total yield of 4.04mt/ha.

This is up on the same time last year when total yields were running at 3.68mt/ha.

Current figures breakdown as 16.4mmt of corn from 3.0mha (65%) with an average yield of 5.37mt/ha; 9.3mmt of sunflowers from 4.9mha (95%) with an average yield of 1.89mt/ha; 3.3mha soyabeans from 1.6mha (78%) with an average yield of 2.06mt/ha.

Harvest of buckwheat is now complete with 181kmt from 129kha giving an average yield of 1.39mt/ha.