Ukraine has harvested 37.7 million tonnes of grain and grain legumes thus far in 2013, harvesting from 11.6 million hectares at yield of 32.4 cwt./hectare, government says

, October 2, 2013 () – As at October 2, the agricultural enterprises harvested 37.7 million tons of grain and grain legumes, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food Supplies has said.

The agricultural enterprises harvested the crops from 11.6 million hectares at the yield of 32.4 centners per hectare.

Early crops in the amount of 32.5 million tons were harvested from 10.49 million hectares.

Agricultural enterprises have harvested 103,000 tons of millet from 75,000 hectares (89% of the outlook) at the yield of 13.7 centners per hectare, and 166,000 tons of buckwheat from 136,000 hectares (74%) at the yield of 12.2 centners per hectare.

Besides, they harvested 4.696 million tons of maize for grain from 887,000 hectares (18%) at the yield of 52.9 centners per hectare, and 40,000 tons of rice from 6,000 hectares (26%) at the yield of 63.6 centners per hectare.

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