A fresh crop of winter barley is being harvested in the southern regions.
Agrarians of Odesa region were the first in Ukraine to harvest summer fields. Harvesting of winter barley has started in Izmail district. The first mowings on the area of 7 thousand hectares with a yield of 2.1 mt/ha, yielded 14.7 thousand tons of grain of the new harvest.
In total, 1 million 61 thousand hectares of winter grain are to be harvested in Odesa region this year. In particular, 551 thousand hectares of winter wheat, 244 thousand hectares of winter barley, 50 thousand hectares of spring barley and 190 thousand hectares of rapeseed.