IMC completes winter wheat harvesting, having got 78,100 tonnes
14.08.2017 19:27 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
IMC agricultural holding has harvested 78,100 tonnes of winter wheat from 13,700 ha, Interfax says referring to IMC report.
As to the report, the winter wheat average yield is 5.7 tonne per ha ( bunker weight), up 19% against 2016 similar, and is the record for all 11 seasons of growing winter wheat by IMC.
«Despite difficult weather conditions, both during the sowing of winter crops in autumn 2016 and during the entire growing season, the IMC production team managed to obtain a worthy result for winter wheat thanks to the intensification of growing technology, namely high-performance varieties of foreign selection, strengthening nutrition and protection systems,» IMC Operating Director Oleksandr Verzhykhovskiy said.
It is to be admitted, the IMC specializes in growing grain, oilseeds and potatoes and milk output within Ukraine. It owns capacities for storage of 554,000 tonnes of grain and oilseeds.