Ukraine harvested more than 10.3 MMT of sunflower


By October 17 Ukrainian farmers threshed 4738.1 Th ha of sunflower or 80% of the planned area (5916.2 Th ha), which was 0.4% lower than by the same date last year (4755 Th ha), reports UkrAgroConsult. 10375.3 KMT had been obtained with average productivity – 2.19 mt/ha. In 2015 10087 KMT had been obtained with productivity – 2.12 MT/ha.

Soybean had been threshed from 1316.2 Th ha (72% from forecasted 1808 Th ha). 2860.3 KMT had been obtained with productivity – 2.17 mt/ha, which was higher than record of 2014/15 – 2.16 mt/ha. By the same date in 2015 1808 Th ha had been threshed and 3078 KMT obtained with average yield - 1.7 mt/ha.

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



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