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Ukraine. Sunflower yield is 9% higher than in 2018 8 November, 2019 at 15:11

According to the latest update as of November 7, planting of winter grains 2.1% behind last year. The area planted to winter rape is already 6 Th ha above the official forecast and up 6.1% year-on-year, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Corn harvest accelerated to 16.2% ahead of last year, its yield is down 4.5% from November 7, 2018. Buckwheat harvest is almost finished at 99% complete, with the crop being 34.7% smaller than last year.

Millet harvest is 70.3% ahead of last year, with 19.1% higher yield than in 2018.

Sunflower harvest progress is 3.0% behind last year, with 9.0% higher yield than in 2018. Soybean harvest progress is 6.3% behind last year, with yield down 9.2% from 2018.

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, November 7, 2019

Crops

Projected area, Th ha

Harvested, Th ha

Completion, %

Crop, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2019

2018

2019

2018

2019

2018

Grains and pulses

15279

14467

13807

95

69350

61568

4.79

4.46

Buckwheat

68

67

106

99

88

134

1.31

1.26

Millet

90

85

50

95

158

78

1.84

1.55

Corn

4974

4223

3633

85

29371

26468

6.96

7.28

Sunflower

5849

5757

5932

98

14088

13292

2.45

2.24

Soybeans

1580

1555

1660

98

3602

4233

2.32

2.55

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