Harvest pace in Ukraine slowest in five years


Ukrainian farmers harvested early cereals and pulses from 938 Th ha (10% of the plan) by July 10 against 1752 Th ha by July 11, 2016. They got 2947 KMT with an average yield of 3.14 MT/ha against 6077 KMT with an average yield of 3.47 MT/ha by July 11, 2016, reports UkrAgroConsult.

This includes 1007 KMT of wheat harvested from 308 Th ha (5% out of the planned 6263 Th ha) against 688 Th ha last year. The yield averaged 3.27 MT/ha against 3.67 MT/ha in 2016.

Barley was harvested from 529 Th ha (22% out of the planned 2389 Th ha) against 988 Th ha on the same date last year. Its crop amounted to 1697 KMT with an average yield of 3.21 MT/ha (3323 KMT with a 3.36 MT/ha yield in 2016).

Please note that the harvest of early cereals and pulses in the country is still slowest in five years due to its delayed start. At the moment, a substantial lag is observed in all grain crops except for peas.

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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