Harvesting 2018: agrarians started maize harvesting
03.09.2018 21:06 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of this year Sept 3, Ukrainian 13 regions’ agrarians have started maize harvesting; agrarians have already threshed 136,000 tons maize at 23,000 ha (1% of total planned areas), Ukrainian Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food reports.
As to the report, maize average yield is 57.9 metric centners per ha .
In meanwhile, as of this year Sept 3, Ukrainian agrarians have also threshed 34.6 million tons grains/leguminous crops at10 million ha (67% total planned areas), average yield 34.6 metric centners per ha.
Thus, in part., agrarians have got 34.3 million tons early grains/leguminous crops at 9.9 million ha, average yield 34.8 metric centners per ha; 34,000 tons buckwheat at 26,000 ha (24%), average yield 13.2 metric centners per ha; millet 34,000 tons at 22,000 ha (43%), average yield 15.1 metric centners per ha.
Besides, agrarians continued industrial crops harvesting; agrarians have got 861,000 tons sunseeds at 443,000 ha (7%), average yield 19.5 metric centners per ha; 113,000 tons soybeans at 43,000 ha (3%), average yield 26.3 metric centners per ha; rape 2.7 million tons at 1 million ha (100%), average yield 26.1 metric centners per ha).
It is to be admitted, presently agrarians continue winter rape sowing (2019 crop). As of this year Sept 3, winter rape has already been sown at 703,000 ha (79% of total planned 888,000 ha).