As of November 24, Ukrainian farmers completed the harvesting of grain and leguminous crops from 9.2 million hectares (82% of the total sown area) and threshed 40.1 million tons of grain with a yield of 43.7 t/ha.
As reported by Ukrinform, it is reported press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food.
It is noted that farmers have already threshed:
13.5 million tons of corn for grain with a yield of 60.1 t/ha from 2.2 million hectares (53% of the total area of crops);
156,000 tons of buckwheat with a yield of 13.7 tons/ha from 115,000 ha (98%);
98 thousand tons of millet with a yield of 23.1 tons/ha from 42.6 thousand hectares (95%).
Sunflower harvesting is also underway, this crop has been collected on an area of 4.5 million hectares (96%) and 9.8 million tons of seeds have been threshed with a yield of 21.7 tons/ha. 3.6 million tons of soybeans have already been collected with a yield of 24.1 tons/ha, the area is 1.5 million ha (97%).
Harvesting of wheat, barley and peas has ended in Ukraine. Thus, 19.4 million tons of wheat were threshed with a yield of 41.2 tons/ha from 4.7 million hectares (100% of the total area of crops), barley – 5.6 million tons with a yield of 35.1 tons/ha from 1, 6 million hectares (100% of the area), peas – 261 thousand tons with a yield of 23.4 tons/ha from 111.5 thousand hectares (100%).
In addition, rapeseed harvesting was completed on an area of 1.1 million hectares (100%), 3.2 million tons of seeds were threshed with a yield of 28.9 tons/ha.
The agrarian farms of Mykolaiv Region and Odesa Region have finished harvesting this year’s harvest of all agricultural crops.
According to the ministry, agricultural producers of Vinnytsia threshed the most grain – 3.7 million tons of grain. The highest yield of grain and leguminous crops among the farmers of Khmelnytskyi region is 65.6 t/ha.
As of November 24, 8.2 million tons of sugar beets were harvested in Ukraine with a yield of 495 t/ha on an area of 166,000 ha (93%).
As reported by Ukrinform, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine expects that in 2022 harvest of grain and oil crops will amount to about 67 million tons. In particular, more than 51 million tons of grain and 16 million tons of oilseeds will be collected.