Ukraine to harvest a minimum of 22-23 million tons of corn in 2013

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Published on Friday, 12 July 2013 09:10
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Corn harvest in Ukraine may reach at least 22-23 million tons this year, predicts the Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Aleksandr Sen. This was reported by Interfax-Ukraine.


"I think that this year we will harvest 22-23 million tons, and even more in case of good weather conditions”, - told the Deputy Minister to reporters in Kiev on Thursday.


He added that now the weather has a positive effect on the formation of the corn crop.


According to him, most of the crops are in good condition.


At the same time, Sen said that forecasts of gross yield are approximate and will be corrected depending on the situation on the fields.