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Buckwheat: Russia and Ukraine expect larger crops

November 4, 2021 at 12:44 PM , Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING/MOSCOW. According to official estimates, Russia and Ukraine can both expect an increase in production. Ukrainian farmers are even said to have achieved the best crop in recent years. In China, meanwhile, buckwheat prices continue to rise.

Ukrainian buckwheat crop larger than expected

In Russia and Ukraine, the buckwheat harvest is now almost complete. According to the Ukrainian Ministry of Agriculture, this year's production was the highest in recent years. So far, 98% of the acreage has been harvested. With an average yield of 1.32 mt/ha, the buckwheat crop so far is about 107,600 mt. The ministry considers a possible total crop of 110,000 mt. Originally, the forecast was only 100,000 mt.

Russia's crop might be larger than last year

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