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Ukraine. Farmers started harvesting sunflower 29 August, 2019 at 12:08

According to the latest information as of August 27 grain and pulses crop is 14.3% higher than last year. The yield is13.3% higher than last year, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Harvest of late crops: buckwheat acreage is forecasted at 68 Th ha; 8% harvested with a 5.6% lower yield than in 2018.

Millet acreage forecast is at 90 Th ha; 30% harvested with a 23.1% higher yield than in 2018.

Growers have harvested 121 KMT of sunseed from 81 Th ha with a yield of 1.49 MT/ha (-12,4% year-on-year).

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, August 27, 2019

Crops

Forecast area, Th ha

Harvested, Th ha

%

Crop, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2019

2018

2019

2018

2019

2018

Grains and pulses

15279

10014

9903

66

39234

34313

3.92

3.46

Early grains and pulses

9976

9950

9863

99.7

39129

34266

3.93

3.47

Buckwheat

68

5

8

8

6

10

1.18

1.25

Millet

90

27

7

30

50

10

1.81

1.47

Sunflower seed

5849

81

53

1

121

91

1.49

1.70