Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Ukraine harvest 57mmt of grain

Ukraine Ministry of Agriculture report the current harvest stands at 57.2mmt of grains (57.7mmt in 2015) from 13.0mha or 91%.

The overall average yield is 4.40 mt/ha with the breakdown looking like this;
  • corn 18.1mmt from 2.9mha (71%) with an average yield of 6.07mt/ha
  • sunflower 12.7mmt from 5.7mha (97%) with an average yield of 2.23mt/ha
  • soya 3.8mmt from 1.6mha (92%) with an average yield of 2.26mt/ha
As of November 8, farmers had planted 6.8mha of winter crops for H17 or 93% of the planned area, up 328kha on 2015.

This includes 5.8mha of winter wheat and triticale, 851kha of winter barley, 157kha of winter rye and 819kha of winter oilseed rape.