Agrarians harvested 2.2 mn MT barley
20.07.2006 10:36 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of Jul 19, agricultural companies have harvested 2,165.000 MT barley, reported Ministry of Agrarian Policy press-service.
As to report, barley has been mowed at 980,000 ha (of total planned 5,309.000 ha) and threshed at 890,000 ha; barley average yielding capacity is 24,3 metric centners per ha.
Reportedly, as of Jul 11, 2006 agricultural companies had harvested 858,000 MT barley.
This year Ukrainian agricultural companies/individual economies had enlarged winter/spring barley sown areas (2006 crop) to 5.3 mn ha, up 809,000 ha (+ 18%) as of last year.
2005 barley crop had lowered to 2.1 mn MT, down 19% against 2004.