"As of July 17, farmers in all regions harvested 19.7 million tonnes of grain crops of the new harvest from an area of 5.6 million hectares, or 58% of the target," the report reads.
In particular, Ukrainian farmers threshed 13.8 million tonnes of wheat from an area of 3.7 million hectares (57%); 5.3 million tonnes of barley from 1.6 million hectares (65%); 524,000 tonnes of peas from 232,000 hectares (82%); 20,000 tonnes of rye from 8,000 hectares (7%); and 7,000 tonnes of oats from 3,000 hectares (2%).
Also, 2.2 million tonnes of winter rape were gathered from an area of 952,000 hectares (74%), with a yield of 23.3 centners per hectare.
The sowing campaign 2019 began a month earlier than last year. The total area under agricultural crops in all categories of farms for the 2019 harvest is about 27.7 million hectares.
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