Autumn sowing 2018: agrarians sowed 95% the projected area under winter cereals

As of 23 October Ukrainian agrarians sowed winter crops on the area of 6.8 million hectares (95%) when the projected area 7.2 million hectares. The crop sown sectional:

- winter wheat - 5.9 million hectares (95%) the forecast 6.2 million hectares;

- rye - 114 thousand. it (78%) the forecast 147 thousand. it;

- winter barley - 819 thousand. it (94%) the forecast 872 thousand. it.

Besides, winter rape sown 1.0 million hectares (114%) the forecast 888 thousand. it.

On carrying out the harvest, then threshed ahraryy 54.5 million tons of grain from the square 13.0 million hectares (88%) at productivity 41,9 c / it. Of them collected:

- early grain and leguminous crops - 34.3 million tonnes from an area of 9.9 million hectares with an average yield 34,8 c / it;

- maize - 19.5 million tonnes from an area of 2.8 million hectares (62%) at productivity 68,2 c / it;

- Buckwheat - 131 thousand. tons from an area of 104 thousand. it (96%) at productivity 12,6 c / it;

- Simple - 74 thousand. tons from an area of 48 thousand. it (92%) at productivity 15,5 c / it.

Industrial crops harvested:

- Sunflower - 12.8 million tonnes from an area., 7 million hectares (95%) at productivity 22,3 c / it;

- soy - 3.9 million tonnes from an area of 1,5 million hectares (89%) at productivity 25,4 c / it;

- Rape - 2.7 million tonnes from an area of 1.0 million hectares with an average yield 26,1 c / it.

- sugar beet dig 8.9 million tonnes from an area of 184 thousand. it (66%) at productivity 484 c / it.

The press service of Ministry of Agrarian Policy

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