Preliminary results of oilseed harvesting in Ukraine


The Ag Ministry of Ukraine has made public preliminary estimates for Ukrainian oilseed production in 2016. So, the total harvest of sunseed amounted to 13.6 MMT with a yield of 2.24 MT/ha, reports UkrAgroConsult. Growers harvested 15% more sunseed this year than in 2015 and yields were up more than 6%. Both figures are record high for Ukraine’s agriculture.

Soybean production also showed unprecedented performance, both in terms of total output and yield. The former reached 4.3 MMT (up 10% from 2015/16) with the latter hitting 2.31 MT/ha (up almost 25%).



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