As of July 10, the harvesting campaign is carried out in 17 regions of the country, 2.9 million tons has been grinded. Pea crops were collected most of all - about a quarter of the planted area. Despite the increase in the sown area of this crop by 68% to 386 thous. hectares, the yield is currently 2.4 tons / ha, that is 22% less than the same period last year. Barley has already been harvested from 529 thous. hectares, that is almost twice lower than the same period last year, yield dropped by 5% to 3.2 tons / ha.
Wheat has the lowest indicators of collected areas - for today was gathered only 308 thous. hectares or 5% of the planted area. The first million tons has already been grinded, however, the yield of wheat is lower by 11% than the same period last year and totaled 3.3 tons / ha. As predicted, the lack of soil moisture during the period of grain ripening and the unstable temperature regime led to a delay of harvesting and crop reduction. Forecasts of the balance in 2017/18 MR you can find in the nearest time on the site in the section "Doing agribusiness in Ukraine".