As of July 18, Ukraine’s early grain harvest stands at 10mmt of grain from 3.1 million hectares (32% of the planned 9.4mha), with an average yield of 3.26mt/ha.
This breaks down like this:
- Wheat - 5.6mmt, 1.6mha (25% of 6.3mha), average yield of 3.47mt/ha.
- Barley - 3.7mmt, 1.2mha (48% of 2.5mha), average yield of 3.17mt/ha.
- Peas – 617,000mt, 260,000ha (66% of 392,000ha), average yield of 2.37mt/ha.
They are also saying the quality of grain from the southern region is good with preliminary estimates saying the share of Class 1-3 for wheat could reach 50 to 70%.