The rate of harvest of grain in Kazakhstan and Siberia twice lower than last year
late maturity of crops through the cold spring weather and precipitation during the slow threshing the harvest in Kazakhstan and the Siberian Federal district of Russia, where he planted 10 million hectares of crops.
According to the Ministry of agriculture of Kazakhstan, as of September 10, with 4,242 million ha (28.3% of land under grain) harvested 5,546 million tonnes of grain with an average yield of 1.31 t/ha, whereas on a specified date in 2017 from 69.2% of the area was harvested more than 13 million tons.
In Russia as of 11 September, from 31.4 million ha (67.5% of the areas) produced by 86.5 million tons of grain and legumes with an average yield of 2.76 t/ha, 4.5 t/ha inferior to the same date in 2017. The most slowly is the harvest in the Siberian Federal district, where threshed only 19.5% of crops compared with 55% on this date last year.
In Ukraine, as of 10 September, from 10.1 million hectares (68% of the area) produced 35.4 million tons of grain and legumes with an average yield of 3.48 t/ha, in particular:
147 thousand hectares (3%) collected 824 thousand tons of corn with a yield of 5.63 t/ha.
- from 9.9 million hectares collected 34.3 million tons of early grain and leguminous crops with the yield of 3.48 t/ha,
in addition, on that date harvested:
181 thousand hectares (11%) soybeans 431 thousand t with productivity of 2.37 t/ha,
1 million hectares of rapeseed 2.7 million tons with a yield of 2.61 t/ha.
- with 1.3 million ha (21%) sunflower 2.6 million tons with a yield of 2.01 t/ha,