Ukraine. Grain crop exceeded 69 MMT

04.12.2018

The harvest of late crops in Ukraine was 99% complete as of December 3, 2018. Noteworthy is that the Ag Ministry has lowered the forecast for their harvest area again, to 14,802 Th ha from 14,835 Th ha predicted as of November 26, 2018. In addition, the forecast harvest area of corn was reduced by 1 Th ha.

The grain corn harvest has slowed down noticeably toward its completion. 2% of this crop’s acreage has been harvested over the week, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Farmers did not plant winter grains in the recent few days, except for winter wheat and triticale – their plantings have gained 1 Th ha over the week.

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, December 3, 2018

Crops

Planned area,

Th ha

Harvested,   Th ha

%

Crop, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

Grains and pulses, total

14802

14584

14143

99

69022

60289

4.73

4.26

Buckwheat

109

108

181

99

136

200

1.26

1.11

Millet

52

51

56

98

78

83

1.54

1.49

Corn

4576

4396

4099

96

33822

22000

7.69

5.37

Ukraine. Planting progress, December 3, 2018

Crop

Planting forecast, Th ha

Planted, Th ha

% of forecast

2018

2017

Winter wheat

6184

6086

5943

98

Winter rye

147

120

147

81

Winter barley

872

885

822

102

More detailed information on the latest trends in grain exports, supply and demand balances with breakdown by crop, price behavior, crop conditions and progress in harvesting/planting in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain" by UkrAgroConsult.

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