Ukraine’s Grain Crop Totals 58.18 Million Tons, Researcher Says

Ukraine’s grain harvest totaled 58.18 million metric tons as of yesterday, UkrAgroConsult said.

Farmers reaped grain from 99.8 percent of planted areas, the researcher said in an e-mailed statement today without giving a year-ago comparison. Average grain yields rose to 3.8 tons a hectare (2.47 acres) from 2.85 tons a hectare last year, it said. The corn harvest was 22.6 million tons, it said.

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