19.07.2019

Almost all oblasts of Ukraine started harvesting early grains — Ministry of Agrarian Policy

As of July 2, agrarians of 20 oblasts of Ukraine started the harvesting campaign of early grains and pulses, reported the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

As of the reporting date, agrarians harvested 6.1 mln tonnes of grains throughout the areas of 1.9 mln ha (19% of the forecast). In particular, the harvest volumes of wheat totaled 3.4 mln tonnes, with the harvested areas of 1 mln ha (15%), while the production of barley reached 2.5 mln tonnes, and the areas — 750 thsd ha (30%). Also, agrarians harvested 267 thsd tonnes of peas throughout 128 thsd ha (45%).

In addition, Ukraine harvested 539 thsd tonnes of winter rapeseed throughout 277 thsd ha (21%). The average yield totaled 1.95 t/ha.