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Ukraine. Farmers started corn harvesting 9 September, 2019 at 16:09

According to the latest information as of September 5, farmers started corn harvest, with its progress being 76.8% behind last year and a 3.4% higher yield than in 2018, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Harvest of late crops: buckwheat harvest is 53.6% behind last year, with a 4.0% higher yield than in 2018; millet harvest is 101.5% ahead of last year, with a 18.9% higher yield than in 2018.

Sunseed harvest progress and yield are comparable with last year, with a 1.2% larger total crop than in 2018. Soybean harvest is 51.9% ahead of last year, with a 5.8% lower yield than in 2018.

829 Th ha had been planted to winter rape (77% complete).

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, September 5, 2019

Crops

Forecast area, Th ha

Harvested, Th ha

%

Crop, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2019

2018

2019

2018

2019

2018

Grains and pulses

15279

10090

10052

66

39519

34822

3.92

3.46

Early grains and pulses

9976

9965

9874

99.9

39249

34320

3.94

3.48

Corn

4974

15

64

0.3

85

353

5.75

5.56

Buckwheat

67

17

36

25

22

46

1.33

1.28

Millet

90

52

26

58

99

41

1.90

1.60

Sunflower seed

5849

811

804

14

1595

1577

1.97

1.96

Soybean seed

1580

139

92

9

322

225

2.31

2.45