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Ukrainian farmers harvest grain and leguminous crops from 91% of area

Christian Fernsby |
Ukrainian farmers harvested 35 million tonnes of grain crops from an area of 9.1 million hectares, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine has reported.

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"As of August 5, farmers in all regions harvested 35 million tonnes of grain crops of the new harvest from an area of 9.1 million hectares, or 91% of the target," the report reads.

In particular, Ukrainian farmers threshed 25.8 million tonnes of wheat from an area of 6.3 million hectares (93%); 8.1 million tonnes of barley from 2.4 million hectares (92%); 593,000 tonnes of peas from 259,000 hectares (99%); 233,000 tonnes of rye from 86,000 hectares (73%); and 175,000 tonnes of oats from 71,000 hectares (39%).

Also, 3.0 million tonnes of winter rape were gathered from an area of 1.2 million hectares (98%), with a yield of 24.6 centners per hectare.


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