Agricultural enterprises in Ukraine have harvested 47.1 million tons of grain and grain legumes thus far in 2013, government says

October 22, 2013 () – As at October 21 agricultural enterprises harvested 47.1 million tons of grain and grain legumes, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food Supplies has said.

The enterprises threshed the grain and grain legumes from the area of 13.3 million hectares at the yield of 35.5 centners per hectare.

The farmers completed the harvest of millet in the amount of 108,000 tons.

Besides, they harvested maize from 2.412 million hectares (50% of the plan) in the amount of 13.865 million tons at the yield of 57.5 centners per hectare.

They also harvested 196,000 tons of buckwheat from 165,000 hectares (91%) at the yield of 11.9 centners per hectare.

Agricultural enterprises harvested 75,000 tons of rice from 11,000 hectares (48%) at the yield of 65.1 centners per hectare.

As Ukrainian News earlier reported, as at October 18 agricultural enterprises harvested 46.5 million tons of grain and grain legumes.

Ukrainian News Agency

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