Ukrainian agricultural enterprises have harvested 50.1 million tons of grain and grain legumes thus far in 2013, government says

, October 25, 2013 () – As at October 25, agricultural enterprises harvested 50.1 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 13.7 million hectares at the yield of 36.5 centners per hectare.

Besides, they harvested maize from 2.844 million hectares (58% of the plan) in the amount of 16.79 million tons at the yield of 59 centners per hectare.

They also harvested 200,000 tons of buckwheat from 169,000 hectares (93%) at the yield of 12 centners per hectare.

Agricultural enterprises harvested 85,000 tons of rice from 13,000 hectares (54%) at the yield of 65.1 centners per hectare.

As Ukrainian News earlier reported, as at October 23, agricultural enterprises harvested 48.7 million tons of grain and grain legumes.

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

Ukrainian News Agency

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