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UKRAINE HARVESTS 62.5 MILLION TONNES OF GRAIN

As of November 30, Ukrainian agricultural producers harvested 80.9 million tonnes of basic crops from an area of 23.8 million hectares, in particular, 62.5 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops were harvested from an area of about 15 million hectares (98% of the forecast).
According to a report on the website of the Ministry of Economy, the following crops were harvested: corn – 26.8 million tonnes from an area of 5.1 million hectares (94%), soybeans – 2.8 million tonnes from 1.3 million hectares (99%), sugar beet – 9 million tonnes from an area of 212,200 hectares (98%).

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UKRAINE HARVESTS 60 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN

As of November 19, Ukrainian agricultural producers harvested 78.5 million tonnes of basic crops from an area of 23.4 million hectares, in particular, 60.3 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops were harvested from an area of about 14.6 million hectares (95% forecast).
According to a report on the website of the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture, 24.5 million tonnes of corn was harvested from an area of 4.7 million hectares (86%), 13 million tonnes of sunflower from 6.4 million hectares (100%), 2.7 million tonnes of soybeans from 1.3 million hectares (97%), 243,700 tonnes of millet from 150,300 hectares (100%) and 105,600 tonnes of buckwheat from 78,400 hectares (100%).
Some 8.1 million tonnes of sugar beet was dug from an area of 190,700 hectares (88%).
As reported, the Economy Ministry predicted the grain harvest in 2020 at 68 million tonnes. Of the early grains, the following have already been threshed: 25.1 million tonnes of wheat from an area of 6.6 million hectares; 7.8 million tonnes of barley from 2.4 million hectares; 516,200 tonnes of peas from 238,000 hectares; 2.56 million tonnes of rapeseed from 1.1 million hectares.

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UKRAINE HARVESTS 55.3 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN FROM 90% OF FORECASTED AREA

As of November 12, Ukrainian agricultural producers harvested 75.2 million tonnes of basic crops from an area of 22.8 million hectares, in particular, 57.2 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops were harvested from an area of about 14.1 million hectares (92% forecast).
According to a report on the website of the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture, 21.4 million tonnes of corn was harvested from an area of 4.3 million hectares (78%), 12.9 million tonnes of sunflower from 6.3 million hectares (99%), 2.6 million tonnes of soybeans from 1.3 million hectares (94%), 241,700 tonnes of millet from 148,600 hectares (99%) and 104,700 tonnes of buckwheat from 77,800 hectares (99%).
Some 6.7 million tonnes of sugar beet was dug from an area of 161,600 hectares (75%).
As reported, the Economy Ministry predicted the grain harvest in 2020 at 68 million tonnes. Of the early grains, the following have already been threshed: 25.1 million tonnes of wheat from an area of 6.6 million hectares; 7.8 million tonnes of barley from 2.4 million hectares; 516,200 tonnes of peas from 238,000 hectares; 2.56 million tonnes of rapeseed from 1.1 million hectares.

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UKRAINE HARVESTS 53.5 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN FROM 88% OF AREAS

As of November 2, Ukrainian agricultural producers harvested 70.5 million tonnes of basic crops from an area of 21.8 million hectares, in particular, 53.5 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops were harvested from an area of about 13.5 million hectares (88% of the forecast).
According to a report posted on the website of the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture, the following crops were collected: corn – 17.6 million tonnes from an area of 3.6 million hectares (66%), sunflower – 12.1 million tonnes from 6.1 million hectares (95%), soybeans – 2.4 million tonnes from 1.2 million hectares (88%), millet – 240,400 tonnes from 147,800 hectares (98%) and buckwheat – 100,300 tonnes from 77,700 hectares (99%).
Some 5.1 million tonnes of sugar beet were dug out from an area of 124,000 hectares (57%).

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UKRAINE HARVESTS 21.6 MLN TONNES OF EARLY GRAINS AND LEGUMINOUS CROPS FROM 63% OF AREA

Ukraine as of July 19, 2019 had threshed early grains and leguminous crops on an area of 6.1 million hectares (63% of the forecast), harvesting 21.6 million tonnes of grain, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine has reported.
According to its data, farmers harvested 15.4 million tonnes of wheat from an area of 4.1 million hectares (63% of the forecast), 5.6 million tonnes of barley from 1.7 million hectares (69% of the forecast), 537,000 tonnes of peas from an area of 237,000 hectares (84% of the forecast).
In addition, farmers harvested 32,000 tonnes of rye from 12,000 hectares (10% of the forecast) and 12,000 tonnes of oats from 5,000 hectares (3%).
Farmers continue harvesting winter rapeseeds, having threshed 2.4 million tonnes from an area of 1 million hectares (79% of the forecast).
As reported, the ministry predicts the increase in the grain yield in 2019 under favorable conditions to 70.8 million tonnes against 70.1 million tonnes in 2018.
The USDA estimates grain harvest in Ukraine this year at 72.6 million tonnes, exports at 51.4 million tonnes.

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UKRAINE HARVESTS 11.3 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN FROM 35% OF AREA

Ukraine as of July 8, 2019 had threshed grain and leguminous crops on an area of 3.4 million hectares (35% of the forecast), harvesting 11.3 million tonnes of grain, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food has reported on its website.
According to the ministry, farmers collected 7.3 million tonnes of wheat from an area of 2.1 million hectares (32% of the forecast), 3.6 million tonnes of barley from 1.1 million hectares (43% of the forecast), 402,000 tonnes of peas from 187,000 ha (66% of the forecast).
In addition, farmers continue harvesting winter rapeseeds, having threshed 1.1 million tonnes from an area of 519,000 hectares (40% of the forecast).
According to the ministry, farmers from six regions, namely Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, Mykolaiv, Poltava, Kharkiv, and Ivano-Frankivsk, have started harvesting rye, and as of July 8 had already threshed 2,000 tonnes from 600 ha (0.5% to the forecast). Agrarians of four regions, including Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Mykolaiv, and Odesa, began harvesting oats, having threshed 1,500 tonnes from 1,000 hectares (0.4% of the forecast).

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