5 December 2016
According to Ministry of Agriculture, by December 2 Ukrainian farmers harvested grains from 13.6M ha or 99% of planned area. Up to the date total crop made 63.4M tons, which is close to record-high for Ukraine volume of 63.8M tons reached in Y2014.
Corn is already harvested from 90% of total area with yield of more than 6.3 t/ha (yield keeps growing vs. previous reference points), total corn harvest up to the date made 24.2M tons.
Sunflower seeds harvesting campaign is almost completed, total harvest is 13.4M tons with average yield of 2.28 t/ha. As for soybeans, by December 2 total harvest already exceeded projected by us for current season 4.1M tons. It made 4.13M tons from 98% of harvested area (1.8M ha) with average yield of 2.3t/ha.