In Ukraine, 40.1 million tons of grains and legumes have already been harvested

On November 24, Ukrainian farmers completed harvesting of grain and legumes from 9.2 million hectares (82% of the total sown area) and threshed 40.1 million tons of grain with a yield of 43.7 q/ha.

Ukrinform reports this press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

It is noted that farmers have already threshed:

13.5 million tons of maize for grain with a yield of 60.1 q/ha from 2.2 million hectares (53% of the total area);

156 thousand tons of buckwheat with a yield of 13.7 cents per hectare of 115 thousand hectares (98%);

98 thousand tons of millet with a yield of 23.1 q/ha from 42.6 thousand ha (95%).

The sunflower harvest also continues, this crop has been harvested on an area of ​​4.5 million hectares (96%) and 9.8 million tons of seeds have been harvested with a yield of 21.7 cents per hectare. 3.6 million tons of soybeans have already been harvested with a yield of 24.1 c/ha, the acreage is 1.5 million hectares (97%).

In Ukraine, the harvest of wheat, barley and peas has been completed. For example, 19.4 million tons of wheat were threshed with a yield of 41.2 c/ha from 4.7 million ha (100% of the total area), barley – 5.6 million tons with a yield of 35.1 c/ha ha 1.6 million hectares (100% of the area), peas – 261 thousand tons with a yield of 23.4 kg / ha of 111.5 thousand hectares (100%).

In addition, the rapeseed harvest was completed on an area of ​​1.1 million hectares (100%), 3.2 million tons of seeds were harvested with a yield of 28.9 c/ha.

Farmers from Mykolaiv and Odessa regions have completed harvesting of all crops this year.

According to the ministry, agricultural producers from the Vinnytsia region threshed the most grain – 3.7 million tons of grain. The highest yield of grain and legumes is among the farmers of the Khmelnytsky region – 65.6 q/ha.

On November 24, 8.2 million tons of sugar beets were harvested in Ukraine with a yield of 495 cents per hectare on an area of ​​166 thousand hectares (93%).

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As reported by Ukrinform, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine expects that in 2022 the harvest of grain and oilseeds will be about 67 million tons. In particular, more than 51 million tons of grain and 16 million tons of oilseeds will be harvested.

By Peter Kavinsky

Peter Kavinsky is the Executive Editor at