Harvest of early grains collected by 40%
According to the Ministry of agrarian policy 20.07.17 in Ukraine 3,787 million hectares (40% of the planned harvesting areas) harvested 12,939 million tons at a yield of 3,34 т/ha, in particular:
- winter barley – 2.86 million tonnes 807,5 thousand hectares (91% of plan) with a yield of 3,55 t/ha,
- spring barley – 1.48 million tonnes 557,1 thousand hectares (34% of plan) with a yield of 2,66 t/ha,
- winter wheat – of 7.86 million tons from 2.21 million hectares (36% of plan) with a yield of 3,56 t/ha,
- spring wheat – 20,2 thousand tons from 500 thousand hectares (4% of plan) with a yield of 2,82 t/ha,
Winter oilseed rape collected 961,9 thousand tons with a yield of 2,44 t/ha, spring – 1.9 thousand tons with a yield of 1,63 т/ha.
Meteorologists have warned that hot weather, which is stored in the Kyiv region, Poltava, Cherkasy and Kirovohrad will lead to a significant reduction in yield.
drought Center is located in the Kiev region, where fell the least in 60 years the amount of precipitation.
Drought in Ukraine began in April, when the soil moisture deficit began to suffer early cereals (wheat and barley), and then influenced on the yield of late crops – corn and sunflower.
In the Western regions of drought there, and the temperature conducive to good plant growth.