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Preliminary results of sunflower harvest
Thursday, 24 October 2013
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On 15 October 2500 hectares were harvested of a total area 3070 hectares. The remaining sunflower goes from the later varieties, which are usually harvested in the period from October 25 to November 5.

 

 

Total harvest of sunflower has already exceeded 10,000 tons, that allows to declare yield more than 4,1 tons per hectare. It could have be higher, but continuous rains in September, during harvest, led to a rash of 2-3% of seeds.

Despite this, the yield on the fields of Agroliga group traditionally higher than average in Ukraine. According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, now sunflower in the country gathered from 62% of the area, and the average yield is 1,95 t / ha. Gap of more than double once again confirms the benefits of technology we have used and sunflower seeds of hybrids from Limogreyn.

In addition, gathered this year sunflower showed the oil content of 50%, which is 4% higher than the level of the past year, and allows with own processing compensate losses from bad weather during the gathering.

 

The final results of 2013 harvest will be published mid-November, after the completion of field work.