This is 1,4% more than in 2017, reports "DS" with reference to the State Statistics Service.
The average crop yield exceeds last year's by 1,7% and amounts to 17,04 t / ha. According to the results of the current year, 1,31 million hectares of land were planted with crops in farms of all categories of ownership.
Professional farms have harvested only 0,39 million tons of potatoes this year from an area of 15,6 thousand hectares. At the same time, household farms - 22,09 million tons from an area of 1,30 million hectares.
In turn, the yield indicator differs by 1,5 times: for professional farms - 25,33 t / ha versus 16,94 t / ha for the population.
A source: http://www.dsnews.ua