Sunflower production highest in Kharkiv region, campaign finalized at 2.81 t/ha in Poltava region

As of October 19, sunflower harvesting in Ukraine reached 10.9 mln t having covered 5.5 thou. ha or 87% of the planned areas (6.38 mln ha), the Harvest Online 2020 data show.

Sunflower yields 1.96 t/ha on average since the start of the campaign. All regions of Ukraine have started harvesting this oilseed crop.

Regions harvesting the highest yield of sunflower

Region Area, thou. ha Harvest, thou. t Yield, t/ha
Kharkiv 549.57 (94%) 1241.6 2.26
Kirovohrad 592.9 (97%) 1125.4 1.9
Poltava 383.9 (100%) 1057.2 2.81
Dnipropetrovsk 531.64 (86%) 851.02 1.6
Zaporizhzhya 443.09 (86%) 650.53 1.47

Learn more: TOP 10 Sunflower Producing Countries in 2019

Sunflower production in Ukraine and worldwide (click for full resolution)

The highest harvesting pace was achieved in Kirovohrad and Kherson regions — 97%, Luhansk and Kharkiv 94%, Donetsk 93%, Mykolaiv 92% and Sumy 91%.

The project is developed in partnership with Soufflet Agro Ukraine. Follow the updates with the Harvest Online 2020 project.

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