Thursday, 17 November 2016

Ukraine harvest 59mmt of grain

Ukraine Ministry of Agriculture report the current harvest stands at 59.2mmt of grains (58.4mmt in 2015) from 13.3mha or 93%.

The overall average yield is 4.46 mt/ha with the breakdown looking like this;
  • corn 20.2mmt from 3.2mha (77%) with an average yield of 6.21mt/ha
  • sunflower 13.2mmt from 5.8mha (97%) with an average yield of 2.23mt/ha
  • soya 3.9mmt from 1.7mha (95%) with an average yield of 2.28mt/ha

As of November 8, farmers had planted 6.9mha of winter crops for H17 or 94% of the planned area, up 316kha on 2015.

This includes 5.8mha of winter wheat and triticale, 866kha of winter barley, 157kha of winter rye and 836kha of winter oilseed rape.