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Ukraine. Corn yield is 6.3% higher than in 2018 12 September, 2019 at 16:09

According to the latest information, as of September 11, planting of winter grains has accelerated to 11.2% ahead of last year. Planting of winter rape has accelerated (12.0% ahead of last year), reports UkrAgroConsult.

Corn harvest has accelerated to 48.1% behind last year, with yield being 6.3% higher than in 2018.

Buckwheat harvest has picked up, being just 47.6% behind last year now, with a 4.6% higher yield than in 2018. Millet harvest is 95.1% ahead of last year, with a 18.3% higher yield than in 2018.

Sunflower harvest has accelerated (23.1% ahead of 2018), with its yield and total crop being up 3.0% and 26.5% year-on-year, respectively.

Soybean harvest is 45.5% ahead of last year, with a 4.7% lower yield than in 2018.

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, September 11, 2019

Crops

Forecast area, Th ha

Harvested, Th ha

%

Crop, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2019

2018

2019

2018

2019

2018

Grains and pulses

15279

10181

10187

67

39991

35501

3.93

3.48

Early grains and pulses

9976

9965

9874

99.9

39249

34320

3.94

3.48

Buckwheat

67

28

53

41

37

68

1.34

1.28

Millet

90

62

32

69

116

51

1.88

1.59

Corn

4974

89

171

2

523

947

5.89

5.54

Sunflower seed

5849

1695

1377

29

3561

2814

2.10

2.04

Soybean seed

1580

286

197

18

651

470

2.28

2.39