Hungary’s rapeseed and sunseed harvests hit new highs


Sunseed and rapeseed production in Hungary reached a record level in 2016, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Owing to a 4.9% expansion of plantings (642 Th ha) and a 15.7% yield increase (2.9 MT/ha), sunseed output hit a high of 1.9 MMT that is up 21.6% from 2015.

Rapeseed production rose by 49.4% to 882 KMT. Rape planted acreage was increased 16.3% to 257 Th ha. The average yield was as high as 3.4 MT/ha that is also more than in 2015 (up 28.4%).



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