Ukraine. Sunflower harvest is 45% ahead of 2018 20 September, 2019 at 15:09

According to the latest update, as of September 19, planting of winter grains has accelerated (23.3% ahead last year). Planting of winter rape is 8.0% ahead of last year, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Harvest of late crops: corn harvest has accelerated to 5.9% behind last year, with yield 6.0% higher than in 2018.

Buckwheat harvest has accelerated to 28.5% behind last year, with yield 6.0% higher than in 2018. Millet harvest has accelerated to 93.9% ahead of last year, with a 18.1% higher yield than in 2018.

Sunflower harvest has accelerated (45.3% ahead of 2018), with its yield and total crop being up 4.8% and 52.0% year-on-year, respectively.

Soybean harvest is 80.8% ahead of last year, with a 5.5% lower yield than in 2018.

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, September 19, 2019

Crops

Forecast area, Th ha

Harvested, Th ha

%

Crop, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2019

2018

2019

2018

2019

2018

Grains and pulses

15279

10523

10442

69

41905

36796

3.98

3.52

Buckwheat

67

47

66

70

64

84

1.36

1.28

Millet

90

69

36

77

128

56

1.85

1.57

Corn

4974

378

402

8

2201

2208

5.82

5.49

Sunflower seed

5849

3192

2197

55

7126

4689

2.23

2.13

Soybean seed

1580

626

346

40

1431

837

2.29

2.42