The gross grain harvest in the Odessa region in 2017 is expected to reach 4.3 million tons.

As reports a press-service of the Odessa regional state administration with reference to the head of Department of an agrarian policy of regional state administration Ivan Petriv currently collected 93% yield.

In this case in the RSA state the problems with the sowing of grain for harvest next year.

“Three months in the southern region was not long-lasting rains. As a result, farmers have a very dry land. While they planted only half of the crops. However, two thirds of the cultivated area promises to be filled before the end of October,” – noted in yeah.

Recent years gross harvest of grain in the Odessa region fluctuated around 3 million tons. So, in 2014 it amounted to 3.1 million tons in 2013, about 3.2 million tons .