Ukraine: Ministry of Agrarian Policy specified the forecast of grain production

Ukraine: Ministry of Agrarian Policy specified the forecast of grain production

Ukraine: Ministry of Agrarian Policy specified the forecast of grain production

The FINANCIAL -- The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine specified the forecast of the general grain harvest in the current MY to 59.2 mln tonnes (down 326 thsd tonnes compared with the previous forecast), and the exports - 36.6 mln tonnes, declared the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, Oleksiy Pavlenko on November 3.

The Minister informed that to date, agrarians harvested grains and pulses throughout the areas of 13.8 mln ha (94% of the forecast) from the planned areas of 14.7 mln ha. The produced volumes reached 54.9 mln tonnes, with the average yield of 3.99 t/ha (in 2014 – 4.14 t/ha). Also, the remained harvested areas under corn reached 845 thsd ha, he added.

 


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