Ukraine 2023 grain, oilseed harvest at 37.4 mln T so far – ministry
Ukraine, a global leading grain grower, has harvested 37.4 million metric tons of grain and oilseeds from the new 2023 harvest so far, the agriculture ministry said on Friday.
The ministry gave no comparative data.
It said 29.8 million tons of grain and 7.6 million tons of oilseeds had been threshed. The harvest ends late this year, depending on the weather.
The volume included 22.2 million tons of wheat, 5.9 million tons of barley, 396,800 tons of peas and smaller contributions from other cereals.
It also said farmers had harvested 4 million tons of rapeseed and 2.4 million tons of sunseed.
The ministry has said Ukraine is likely to harvest 56.4 million tons of grain this year, up from 55.3 million in 2022.
Source: Reuters (Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Sharon Singleton)