Farmers harvested 62,9 million tons of grain
At the same time, farmers planted 7.1 million hectares of winter grains (98%), with projected area of 7.2 million hectares.
Ukrainian farmers harvested 62,9 million tons of grain from an area of 13.9 million hectares of ETOPS Thursday, 8 November, the press service of the Ministry of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine.
It is noted that, in General, collected 34.3 million tons of early grain and leguminous crops from the area of 9.9 million hectares with a yield of 34.8 t/ha; 27.8 mln tonnes of maize, with the area of 3.8 million ha (82%) yield 73,7 kg/ha; 135 thousand tons of buckwheat from the area of 107 thousand hectares (98%) with a yield of 12.6 t/ha, 78 thousand tons of millet from an area of 50 thousand hectares (97%) with a yield of 15.4 C/ha.
Harvested crops and 13.3 million tonnes of sunflower from the area of 5.9 million ha (98%) with a yield of 22.4 t/ha; 4.3 million tons of soybeans from the area of 1.7 mln ha (98%) with a yield of 25.5 t/ha, 2.7 million tonnes of rapeseed from the area of 1.0 million hectares with a yield of 26.1 centners/ha.
Sugar beets harvested 12.1 million tons from the area of 245 thousand hectares (88%) with a yield of 492 kg/ha.
Simultaneously with the harvest comes autumn sowing campaign. So, farmers planted 7.1 million hectares of winter grains (98%), with projected area of 7.2 million ha. in addition, winter rapeseed, with projected area of 888 hectares seeded on 1.0 million ha (116%).
We will remind, the Ministry of agrarian policy increased the forecast of grain harvest in 2018 to 63.1 million tonnes.
It was reported earlier that Ukraine reduced the yield of early grain crops.
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