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Ukraine to harvest record grain crop in 2021 – Ministry

Ukraine to harvest record grain crop in 2021 – Ministry

The Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture forecasts Ukraine to produce 75 mln tonnes of grain crops in 2021, declared the Deputy Minister, Taras Vysotskyi on March 4.

“Preliminary, Ukraine will produce 75.1 mln tonnes of grains that will match the record of 2019. Productions of oilseed crops will reach 19.1 mln tonnes. The overall planted area under grains and oilseeds will total 24.2 mln ha, up by 0.3 mln ha from 2021”, – he said.

The Ministry expects wheat crop at 29.5 mln tonnes (25.1 mln tonnes in 2020) with 6.9 (6.5) mln ha of planted area, barley crop – at 9.2 (7.8) mln tonnes with 2.5 (2.4) mln ha of planted area, corn for grain crop – at 33.2 (30.3) mln tonnes with 5.3 (5.4) mln ha of planted area.

Production of sunflower seed will reach 13.5 (13.1) mln tonnes with 6.1 (6.3) mln ha of planted area, rapeseed – at 2.6 (2.6) mln tonnes with 1 (1.1) mln ha of planted area, soybean – at 3.1 (2.8) mln tonnes with 1.3 (1.3) mln ha of planted area.