Ukraine. Rapeseed harvest acreage decreased more than 4%


The rapeseed harvest is going on in Ukraine. Farmers started harvesting spring crops after July 20. A total 614 Th ha was harvested by July 26, 2017 (78% of the planned harvest area of 785 Th ha), with a crop of 1617 KMT and a yield of 2.63 MT/ha. Noteworthy, the official figure for harvest acreage was lowered from 821.2 Th ha to 785 Th ha in the course of the harvest. A similar situation was seen a year ago.

The harvest pace and yields are higher than last year, by 66.8% and 0.8%, respectively. So, a year ago, rapeseed was harvested from 368 Th ha out of its harvest area of 456 Th ha, with a crop of 962 KMT and a yield of 2.61 MT/ha.

This year, the highest yields of winter rapeseed were registered in the regions of Dnipropetrovsk (3.7 MT/ha), Donetsk (3.4 MT/ha) and Zaporizhia (3.22 MT/ha).




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