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Ukraine. Harvest of sunflower seed slowed down to 6% behind last year 4 September, 2019 at 14:09

According to the latest information as of September 2, grain and pulses crop is 14.1% higher than last year with a 13.3% higher yield, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Late crops: buckwheat harvest has slowed down to 52.7% behind last year, yield is 3.1% lower than in 2018. The pace of millet harvest is 92.3% ahead of last year and yield is 23.9% higher than in 2018.

Harvest of sunflower seed slowed down to 6.2% behind last year, yield is 3.7% lower than in 2018, reports UkrAgroConsult.

The pace of soybean harvest is 59.3% ahead of last year, yield is 14.8% lower than in 2018.

755 Th ha had been planted to winter rape (70% complete).

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, September 2, 2019

Crops

Forecast area, Th ha

Harvested, Th ha

%

Crop, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2019

2018

2019

2018

2019

2018

Grains and pulses

15279

10064

9990

66

39436

34563

3.92

3.46

Early grains and pulses

9976

9965

9871

99.9

39249

34307

3.94

3.48

Buckwheat

67

12

26

18

16

34

1.28

1.32

Millet

90

43

22

48

80

34

1.87

1.51

Sunflower seed

5849

415

443

7

780

861

1.88

1.95

Soybean seed

1580

69

43

4

154

113

2.24

2.63