“As of October 5, Ukrainian farmers threshed 43.2 million tonnes of grain crops from an area of 11.5 million hectares (77%) with a yield of 37.7 dt/ha,” reads the report.
In particular, 34.3 million tonnes of early grain and leguminous crops were harvested from an area of 9.9 million hectares with a yield of 34.8 dt/ha; 8.3 million tonnes of corn from an area of 1.4 million hectares (30%) with a yield of 60.9 dt/ha; 114 thousand tonnes of buckwheat from an area of 92 thousand hectares (85%) with a yield of 12.4 dt/ha; 68 thousand tonnes of millet from an area of 44 thousand hectares (85%) with a yield of 15.43 dt/ha.
In addition, 10.3 million tonnes of sunflower seeds were threshed from an area of 4.7 million hectares (78%) with a yield of 21.8 dt/ha; 2.3 million tonnes of soybeans from an area of 932 thousand hectares (55%) with a yield of 25.0 dt/ha; 2.7 million tonnes of rapeseed from an area of 1.0 million hectares with a yield of 26.1 dt/ha. Also, sugar beets were harvested from an area of 82 thousand hectares (29%) with a yield of 478 dt/ha.
Together with harvesting, the autumn sowing campaign is underway. Thus, farmers have already sowed 5.1 million hectares with winter crops (71%) with a projected area of 7.2 million hectares. The farmers also sowed 987 thousand hectares with winter rapeseed (111%) with a projected area of 888 thousand hectares.
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