Ukraine. Winter barley planting 100% complete

07.11.2018

GRAINS. The harvest of late grains in Ukraine was 92% complete as of November 5 that is 4.7% more than as of November 6, 2017.

The corn harvest continues at a steady pace. 9% of the projected area has been harvested over the week against 8% a week earlier, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Planting of winter grains is 3% ahead of last year. That of winter barley is 100% complete. Its planted area is 7% larger than last year.

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, November 5, 2018

Crops

Planned area,

Th ha

Harvested,   Th ha

%

Crop, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

Grains and pulses, total

14842

13695

13077

92

60669

53217

4.43

4.07

Buckwheat

109

106

176

98

134

192

1.26

1.10

Millet

52

50

55

96

78

81

1.55

1.46

Corn

4578

3533

3038

77

25594

15060

7.24

4.96

 

Ukraine. Planting progress, November 5, 2018

Crop

Planting forecast, Th ha

Planted, Th ha

% of forecast

2018

2017

Winter wheat

6184

6054

5912

98

Winter rye

147

117

147

80

Winter barley

872

872

812

100

 

OILCROPS. According to the Ag Ministry of Ukraine, sunseed had been harvested from 5914.6 Th ha by November 5, i.e. from 98% of its projected area of 6055.7 Th ha. The harvest is 3.2% ahead of 2017. The crop amounted to 13250.1 KMT with an average sunseed yield of 2.24 MT/ha (up 13.7% from 2017). By the same date a year ago, farmers harvested 11280 KMT of sunseed from 5729 Th ha with an average yield of 1.97 MT/ha.

Soybeans had been harvested from 1648.7 Th ha by the reporting date (96% of their projected area of 1710.6 Th ha). Their harvest is now 6.2% behind last year. Farmers combined 4202.8 KMT of soybeans with an average yield of 2.55 MT/ha (+33.5% from 2017). A year ago, 3352 KMT was harvested from 1757 Th ha with an average yield of 1.91 MT/ha.

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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