Soybean harvest in Ukraine is 85% complete

01.11.2017

The harvesting of oilseeds in Ukraine is entering its final phase. As of October 31, sunseed was harvested from 5614 Th ha (95% of the projected 5939 Th ha) with a crop of 11007 KMT and a yield of 1.96 MT/ha (down 10.5% year-on-year), reports UkrAgroConsult.

As of October 31, soybeans were harvested from 1701 Th ha (up 6.8% year-on-year) out of the projected 1991 Th ha. The crop amounted to 3216 KMT with a yield of 1.89 MT/ha (down 13.7% year-on-year).

In addition, farmers continue planting winter rape. This crop was sown on 852 Th ha by October 31 that is 11% more than projected. The planting pace is 7% ahead of last year. So, 796 Th ha was seeded to winter rape a year ago.

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

 

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