Russia started harvesting barley, Ukraine continued harvesting barley and wheat

19.06.2018

RUSSIA. Harvesting is now unfolding in the south of Russia. As of June 15, farmers in Krasnodar region (the Southern federal district) had harvested 226.5 KMT of winter barley from 38.4 Th ha with an average yield of 5.9 MT/ha, reports UkrAgroConsult.

 

At the same time, growers in Stavropol region (North-Caucasian federal district) harvested barley from 500 ha. The total harvest area in Stavropol region will be 2.15 Ml ha, including over 1.8 Ml ha of winter wheat.

Harvesting of winter wheat will begin in the south of the country shortly.

 

At the same time, the longest seeding in 40 years continues in Omsk region (the Siberian federal district). It is over in southern and central parts of the region, while being just 30% - 70% complete in its north. Some farmers in the region still continue sowing wheat, though this crop will ripen no sooner than the middle of October.

 

Russia. Sowing progress, June 18, 2018

Crops

Planned area,

Th ha

Planted, Th ha

%

complete

Lag in sowing vs 2017 (%)

2018

2017

Total spring crops

53371

44621

47033

83.6

-5

Spring grains and pulses

31022

25812

28747

83.2

-10

Spring wheat

12927

10337

12479

80.0

-17

Barley

7637

6955

7078

91.0

-2

Corn

3011

2515

2865

83.5

-12

Rice

184

160

173

87.0

-7

 

UKRAINE. Harvesting is already in progress in five regions of Ukraine: Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, Mykolaiv, Odesa and Kherson. As a reminder, this year’s harvesting started 10 days earlier than last year and 17 days earlier than in 2016.

 

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, June 18, 2018

Crops

Planned area,

Th ha

Threshed,
Th ha

%

Harvested, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

Early grains and pulses

9572

86

-

0.9

281

-

3.26

-

Winter wheat

6278

4

-

0.1

10

-

2.62

-

Winter barley

826

81

-

9.8

268

-

3.30

-

Peas

423

1

-

0.2

2

-

2.27

-

 

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

 

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