10.5 million tons of sunflower were harvested in Ukraine


10.5 million tons of sunflower were harvested in Ukraine

As of the end of December, grain and leguminous crops in Ukraine were threshed by 10.6 million hectares, which is 92% of the planned areas, from which 48.8 million tons of grain were harvested with an average yield of 46.1 c/ha. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine.

As specified, the harvesting of late group crops is still ongoing:

corn for grain was threshed by 3.3 million hectares (78%), 21.4 million tons were threshed (yield – 64.6 c/ha);

buckwheat was threshed on 116 thousand hectares (98%), 158.5 thousand tons (13.7 kg/ha) were threshed;

millet was threshed on 44.7 thousand hectares (99%), 101.8 thousand tons (22.8 kg/ha) were threshed.

"Sunflower harvesting was carried out on 4.8 million hectares (99%), from which 10.5 million tons of seeds were harvested with a yield of 21.7 c/ha. Soybeans were harvested 3.7 million tons with a yield of 24.3 c/ha, the harvesting area is 1.52 million hectares (99%)," the report says.

The harvesting of rapeseed has already been completed: it was held on an area of 1.1 million hectares, and its gross harvest amounted to 3.2 million tons. The yield is 28.9 kg/ha.

Recall that in 2021, 22.6 million tons of oilseeds were harvested in Ukraine: sunflower harvest amounted to 16.3 million tons, soybeans — 3.4 million tons, rapeseed — 2.9 million tons.

автор: АПК-Информ 14:00, 30.12.2022

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