Ukraine harvests almost 60 mln tonnes of grain
In particular, 58.4 million tonnes of grain had been harvested from 13.2 million hectares, or 92% of planned areas, as of November 11, the ministry said.
In particular, farmers harvested 19.4 million tonnes of maize for seeds from 3.1 million ha (74% of the planned areas).
Farmers also completed the campaign to harvest late grain crops. In particular, they threshed 191,000 tonnes of buckwheat from 149,000 ha (100% of the planned areas), 190,000 tonnes of millet from 104,000 ha (100%).
Farmers has still been harvesting sunflower seeds, having threshed 13.1 million tonnes from 5.8 million ha (98%).
Further, 3.9 million tonnes of soybeans were threshed from 1.7 million ha (94%), while 11.6 million tonnes of sugar beets were harvested from 244,000 ha (83%).
The largest yield of grain was reported in Vinnytsia region (5.4 million tonnes), Odesa region (4.5 million tonnes), and in Poltava and Kharkiv regions (3.9 million tonnes each).
The highest yield per ha was recorded in Vinnytsia region (6.45 tonnes per ha), Cherkasy region (6.28 tonnes per ha), Kyiv region (5.87 tonnes per ha), and Khmelnytsky region (5.74 tonnes per ha).