Agrarians harvested 129,000 MT rape
20.07.2006 11:13 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of Jul 19, agricultural companies have harvested 129,000 MT rape, reported Ministry of Agrarian Policy press-service.
As to press-service, rape has been mowed at 92,000 ha (of total planned 415,000 ha) and threshed at 83,000 ha, with yielding capacity averaging 15,5 metric centners per ha.
As earlier reported, as of Jul 11, 2006 agricultural companies had harvested 59,000 MT rape.
Oleksandr Baranivskiy, Acting Minister of Agrarian Policy, declared agrarians had enlarged rape sown areas (2006 crop) up to 454,000 ha.
As to State Statistics Committee, in 2005 agrarians had produced 284,700 MT rape (with yielding capacity equaling to 14,6 metric centners per ha); rape was harvested at 195,180 ha.
2005 winter rape crop equaled to 198,400 MT (harvested at 116,500 ha); 2005 spring rape crop made 86,400 MT (harvested at 78,700 ha).