Ukrainian agrarians already harvested 34 mln tonnes of early grain crops

Ukrainian agrarians already harvested 34 mln tonnes of early grain crops

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Ukrainian agrarians have already trashed about 34.1 million tonnes of early grain crops, the press service of the Agrarian Policy Ministry reports.

"As of August 20, early grain and leguminous crops were gathered from an area of 9.8 million hectares (99% of the forecast) with a yield of 34.7 dt/ha, about 34.1 million tonnes of new grain crops were trashed," the ministry reports.

In particular, 24.3 million tonnes of winter wheat have been already harvested from 6.4 million hectares (99.8%) with a yield of 38.0 dt/ha; 637 thousand tonnes of spring wheat - from 181 thousand hectares (92%) with a yield of 35.2 dt/ha; 3.1 million tonnes of winter barley - from 871.8 thousand hectares (100%) with a yield of 35.3 dt/ha; 4.4 million tonnes of spring barley - from 1.6 million hectares (99%) with a yield of 27.5 dt/ha.

Also, agrarians have already trashed 386 thousand tonnes of rye from 145 thousand hectares (98%) with a yield of 26.6 dt/ha; 423 thousand tonnes of oats from 182 thousand hectares (92%) with a yield of 23.2 dt/ha; 795 thousand tonnes of peas from 428 thousand hectares (98%) with a yield of 18.6 dt/ha.

In addition, 2.5 million tonnes of winter rapeseed were gathered from 969,000 hectares (99.8%) with a yield of 26.3 dt/ha and 86,000 tonnes of spring rapeseed from 43,000 hectares (65 %) with a yield of 20.3 dt/ha.

Together with harvesting, Ukrainian agrarians have started to sow rapeseed for the 2019 harvest. Of the projected 888 thousand hectares, 401 thousand hectares have already been sown with rapeseed (45% to the forecast).

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