On August 1, the farms of “ROSTOK-HOLDING” group completed harvesting of winter wheat on the area of 4.2 thou hectares (2013: 2.4 thou hectares).
Total wheat output reached 23.9 thou tons, posting almost a 2-fold increase y-o-y (2013: 12.8 thou tons). The average yield of winter wheat totalled 57.0 centners/ha (2013: 55.0 centners/ha), which is well above the average yield in Ukraine. According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine the average yield of winter wheat in Ukraine amounted to 37.9 centners/ha as of August 1.
In 2014 the share of winter wheat in group’s crop mix amounted to ca. 9%.
Information for editors: “ROSTOK-HOLDING” is a vertically integrated agro industrial group specializing in the cultivation and sale of crops, production, processing and sale of dairy products. The total area of high quality black-earth soil under group’s control amounts to ca. 60 thou hectares. The group includes 2 dairies, 8 cattle breeding farms, 2 elevator complexes and a number of trade companies. The group is exporting its produce to customers and partners in the Middle East, South Africa, Asia, Europe and the CIS.