Ukrainian farmers gathered more than 12 MMT of sunseed


Ukrainian farmers are completing sunseed harvesting, reports UkrAgroConsult. By October 31 it was gathered from 5490.5 Th ha or 93% of the intended area (5916.2 Th ha). That was 11.8% more than by the same time last season (4909 th ha). Farmers obtained 12023.3 KMT of sunseed with average yields at 2.19 MT/ha, which is all-time high for Ukraine. In 2015 farmers gathered 10416 KMT of sunseed with average yields at 2.12 MT/ha.

Soybean has been gathered from 1591.7 Th ha, which is 87% of the intended 1837.1 Th ha. Farmers harvested 3483.5 KMT of soybean with average yields at 2.19 MT/ha. His year’s productivity is higher than record high in 2014/15 marketing year – 2.16 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 ag market report "Black Sea Grain & Oil" by UkrAgroConsult.



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