Agritel sees Ukraine corn crop at 33.5mln tonnes

SourceZawya
SectorAgriculture
CountryKuwait

Agritel sees Ukraine corn crop at 33.5mln tonnes Third-largest corn (maize) crop on record    Corn field is seen damaged by winds in Boone County, Iowa, U.S. August 19, 2020.PARIS- Consultancy Agritel said on Tuesday it expects corn production in Ukraine to reach 33.5 million tonnes this year, down 6.5% from 2019.The projected 2020 output, based on a field tour between Aug. 24 and Aug. 28, would nonetheless be the third-largest corn (maize) crop on record, Agritel said on Twitter.The consultancy's estimate was close to a 33 million tonne forecast from the Ukrainian government last week. (Reporting by Gus Trompiz; Editing by Jan Harvey) ((gus.trompiz@thomsonreuters.com; +33 1 49 49 52 18; Reuters Messaging: gus.trompiz.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))Zawya CoveragetelecommunicationsDu approves sale of 26% stake in Khazna Data CentreagricultureKuwait's The Sultan Centre, UAE's Pure Harvest to ...read more...