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Ukraine. Early grains harvesting is almost completed 15 August, 2019 at 12:08

According to the latest information, as of August 14, the pace of harvest is still being ahead of last year for wheat (+3%), barley (+7%), oats (+7%), winter rapeseed (+29%), reports UkrAgroConsult.

Rye harvest has slowed down to 18% behind last year.

Pea harvest is actually complete; the total crop is 25.3% lower than last year.

The following crops show higher yields than last year: wheat (+10.7%), barley (+16.1%), rye (+5.3%), oats (+4.9%).

Winter rapeseed yield is down 5.5% from a year ago, 8.3 Th ha is left to be harvested, with a total crop 21.9% higher than last year.

Farmers planted 168 Th ha to winter rape out of the projected 1073 Th ha (16% complete); this year’s planting progress is 20% behind 2018.

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, August 14, 2019

Crops

Forecast area, Th ha

Harvested, Th ha

%

Crop, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2019

2018

2019

2018

2019

2018

Early grains and pulses

9984

9807

9634

98.2

38323

33385

3.91

3.47

Winter wheat

6800

6704

6520

98.6

28055

24657

4.18

3.78

Barley

2615

2582

2415

98.7

9003

7256

3.49

3.00

Rye

117

112

310

96

310

360

2.77

2.63

Oats

183

147

138

81

366

328

2.49

2.37

Peas

257

257

422

99.8

583

780

2.27

1.85

Winter rapeseed

1254

1246

967

99.3

3108

2550

2.49

2.64

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