Ukraine. Corn harvest is 18.0% behind last year 25 September, 2019 at 15:09

According to the latest update, as of September 23, planting of winter grains has slowed down (12.4% behind last year). Planting of winter rape is 4.2% ahead of last year, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Harvest of late crops: corn harvest is 18.0% behind last year, with 6.0% higher yield than in 2018. Buckwheat harvest is 31.3% behind last year, with 4.7% higher yield than in 2018. Millet harvest is 85.9% ahead of last year, with yield 17.9% higher yield than in 2018.

Sunflower harvest progress and yield are up 13.0% and 5.8% year-on-year, respectively. Soybean harvest has slowed down, but it is 30.4% ahead of last year with 6.2% lower yield than in 2018.

Ukraine. Harvesting progress, September 23, 2019

Crops

Forecast area, Th ha

Harvested, Th ha

%

Crop, KMT

Yield, MT/ha

2019

2018

2019

2018

2019

2018

Grains and pulses

15279

10746

10790

70

43325

38810

4.03

3.60

Buckwheat

67

51

74

76

68

95

1.34

1.28

Millet

90

71

38

79

133

61

1.87

1.59

Corn

4974

600

732

12

3580

4188

5.97

5.63

Sunflower seed

5849

3671

3249

63

8307

6966

2.26

2.14

Soybean seed

1580

742

569

47

1704

1394

2.30

2.45