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Ukraine harvests almost 60 mln tonnes of grain from 96% of fields

Ukraine harvests almost 60 mln tonnes of grain from 96% of fields

Ukraine as of Nov 29 had threshed grain and leguminous crops from 14 million hectares (96% of the projected areas), collecting 59.9 million tonnes of grain with the average yield being 42.6 centners per hectare, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food has said.

According to the report, farmers harvested 21.6 million tonnes of corn from 4 million hectares (90% of the forecast).

The country also harvested 11.9 million tonnes of sunflower from an area of 5.92 million hectares (99%), 3.7 million tonnes of soybeans from 1.9 million hectares (98%), and 14.4 million tonnes of sugar beets from 314,000 hectares (99%).

As reported, with reference to the State Statistics Service, grain harvest in Ukraine in 2016 was about 66 million tonnes.

(Source – http://en.interfax.com.ua/news/economic/465772.html)

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