Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Ukraine harvest 52mmt of grain

Ukraine Ministry of Agriculture report the current harvest stands at 52.2mmt of grains (52.5mmt in 2015) from 12.2mha or 86%.

The overall average yield is 4.26 mt/ha with the breakdown looking like this;
  • corn 13.2mmt from 2.2mha (54%) with an average yield of 5.83mt/ha
  • sunflower 11.5mmt from 5.2mha (89%) with an average yield of 2.19mt/ha
  • soya 2.5mmt from 1.5mha (82%) with an average yield of 2.17mt/ha
As of October 25, farmers had planted 6.1mha of winter crops for H17 or 83% of the planned area, up 71kha on 2015.

This includes 5.3mha of winter wheat and triticale, 592kha of winter barley, 150kha of winter rye and 781kha of winter oilseed rape.