Ukraine harvested 40.5 MMT of grain

21.09.2016

By September, 19 grains and pulses had been harvested from 10329 Th ha (72% of the intended area) compared with 10832 Th ha by September 21, 2015. Farmers obtained 40.537 MMT with average yields at 3.92 MT/ha (by the same date in 2015 – 39.295 MMT with average productivity - 3.63 MT/ha).

By the reporting date 386 Th ha of corn was threshed and 1798 KMT obtained with average yield – 4.66 MT/ha. By September 21, 2015 387 Th ha had been threshed and 1702 KMT obtained with average yield – 4.4 MT/ha.

Buckwheat was harvested from 122 Th ha (81%), 156 KMT obtained with average yield - 1.28 MT/ha (1.18 MT/ha last year). 171 KMT of millet was harvested from 94 Th ha (91% of the intended area) with average yield – 1.83 MT/ha. By September 21, 2015 nearly 196 KMT of millet had been gathered from 98 Th ha with average yield - 2.01 MT/ha.

Ukraine continues to sow winter grains. By September, 19 winter crops had been sown at 1184 Th ha, which was 16% of the forecasted area - 7374 Th ha. This included 1119 Th ha of winter wheat and triticale (18% from the planned 6198 Th ha), 44 Th ha of rye (30% of 147 Th ha), 20 Th ha of barley (2% of 1028 Th ha).

Sowing campaign lags behind last year pace. By September 21, 2015, 1689 Th ha had been sown with winter crops.

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

 

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