ROSTOK-HOLDING Group Gathered Early Crops

“ROSTOK-HOLDING” group gathered 68.6 thou tons of early crops, i.e. winter wheat and spring barley.

Spring barley was harvested on the area of 3.3 thou hectares (2016: 3.6 thou hectares). The croppage totaled 17.5 thou tons, which is almost 1.5 times over y-o-y.

The average yield stands at 5.3 tons/ha (2016: 3.7 tons/ha). Some of the fields demonstrated the yield of 7.0 tons/ha.

Just to recap, in 2017 the share of spring barley in the group’s crop mix amounts to 6%, while the share of winter wheat is ca. 15%.

Winter wheat was harvested from the area of 7.7 thou hectares. The output reached 51.1 thou tons with yield reaching 6.7 tons/ha.

*According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, the average yield of spring barley in Ukraine reached the level of 3.4 tons/ha. The average yield of winter wheat — 4.2 tons/ha.

Information for editors: “ROSTOK-HOLDING” is a vertically integrated agro industrial group specializing in the cultivation and sale of crops, production and sale of milk. The total area of high quality black-earth soil under group’s control amounts to ca. 60 thou hectares. The group incorporates 5 cattle breeding farms, 3 elevator complexes and a number of trade companies.