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

Dec. 21 (Bloomberg) -- 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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