Photo from UNIAN Ukrainian farmers threshed 65 million tonnes of grain from 14.1 million hectares as of November 14, which accounted for 95% of the projected figure with a yield of 4.61 tonnes per hectare. In particular, 34.3 million tonnes of early grain and leguminous crops were harvested from an area of 9.9 million hectares with a yield of 3.48 tonnes per hectare; and 30 million tonnes of maize from 4 million hectares, which accounted for 87% of the projected figure with a yield of 7.54 tonnes per hectare, the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry&#39;s press service said. Farmers also harvested 135,000 tonnes of buckwheat from 107,000 hectares (99% of the target) with a yield of 1.26 tonnes per hectare; and 78,000 tonnes of millet from 51,000 hectares (98% of the target) with a yield of 1.54 tonnes per hectare, it said. Read alsoUSDA raises maize yield forecast for Ukraine in MY 2018-2019 In addition, 13.7 million tonnes of sunflower seeds were threshed from an area of 6 million hectares (99% of the target) with a yield of 2.27 tonnes per hectare. Farmers also gathered 4.3 million tonnes of soybeans from 1.7 million hectares (98% of the target) with a yield of 2.57 tonnes per hectare; and 2.7 million tonnes of rapeseeds from an area of 1 million hectares with a yield of 2.61 tonnes per hectare. Sugar beets output totaled 12.6 million tonnes from 256,000 hectares (92% of the target) with a yield of 49.2 tonnes per hectare. The sowing campaign is underway simultaneously with harvesting, the ministry said. Read alsoUkrainian grain exports reach 14.1 mln tonnes from July 1 – officials As of November 14, Ukrainian farmers sowed 7.1 million hectares of winter grain, which accounted for 98% of the planned 7.2 million hectares. As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine&#39;s Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry improved its forecast for grain yield in 2018 to 64 million tonnes. Ukraine harvested 61.3 million tonnes of cereals and leguminous crops in 2017, which was 7.3% down from 2016, according to the State Statistics Service.