The yield of winter wheat gathered on the fields of “ROSTOK-HOLDING” group reached a historical peak of 6.7 tons per hectare (2016: 4.9 tons/hectares).
“This result was achieved through a well thought-out investment strategy. And these are the appropriate selection of seeds as well as the strict compliance with the technology of wheat planting that played a pivotal role. This year, we are pleased with both foreign and Ukrainian seeds of winter wheat”, — said Yurii Lebedev, Chief agronomist of the group.
On August 12, the farms of “ROSTOK-HOLDING” group harvested winter wheat on the area of 7.7 thou hectares (2016: 9.7 thou hectares). The croppage reached 51.1 thou tons (2016: 47.9 thou tons).
Just to recall, in 2017 the share of winter wheat amounts to ca. 15% in the group’s total crop mix.
*According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, the average yield of winter wheat in Ukraine reached 4.14 tons/hectares as of August 11 (96% of the area harvested).
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.