Current grain harvest at 36.8 Mt
Ukraine’s early grain harvest stood at 36.8 Mt as of Aug. 9, up from 31.5 Mt a year ago. The harvested area was reported at 9.5 Mha, up 4% y-o-y and representing 95% of the total area under early grain crops, while the average yield came in at 3.86 t/ha or up 12% y-o-y. Wheat production totaled 27.1 Mt, harvested from 6.5 Mha or 96% of total plantings, for an average yield of 4.14 t/ha (+10% y-o-y), while the barley crop stood at 8.5 Mt, harvested from 2.5 Mha or 96% of the total area, for an average yield of 3.41 t/ha (+15% y-o-y). In addition, farmers harvested winter rapeseed from 1.2 Mha or 99% of the total area, gathering 3.1 Mt at an average yield of 2.46 t/ha (-6% y-o-y).