Corn harvesting started in Bulgaria


According to current information of Bulgaria’s Ag Ministry, corn was harvested from 4.2 Th ha in the country by August 31 (1% out of the planned 419.1 Th ha). Its crop amounted to 18.84 KMT with an average yield of 4.49 MT/ha. As a reminder, Bulgarian farmers have completed harvesting wheat and barley. Barley was harvested from 130.5 Th ha with its crop at 620.4 KMT and average yield at 4.75 MT/ha (up 7.5% year-over-year). Wheat was harvested from 1098.4 Th ha with its crop at 5760.8 KMT and average yield at 5.24 MT/ha (up 10.3% year-on-year), reports UkrAgroConsult.

In addition, pea harvesting is at its final stage in the country. Peas were harvested from 29.5 Th ha by August 31. The crop amounted to 92.7 KMT, or 168% more than last year. Their yield averaged 3.14 MT/ha. As a reminder, Bulgaria expanded feed pea plantings for the 2017 harvest by 195% to 30.7 Th ha.

More information on crop conditions and progress of harvesting campaign in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain & Oil" by UkrAgroConsult.




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