Belarus. Planting of winter crops entering its final phase

04.10.2017

According to current information of the Ag Ministry of Belarus, winter cereals were sown on 1152 Th ha by October 02 (90.3% of the plan). Their planting lags 9% behind last year. 1266.2 Th ha (96.1%) was planted to winter cereals by the same date in 2016. Noteworthy is that the Ag Ministry of Belarus expects this year’s winter cereal plantings to shrink by 5% to 1276 Th ha, reports UkrAgroConsult.

As of October 02, farmers harvested 112.8 KMT of corn from 15.2 Th ha (11.7%) with an average yield of 7.43 MT/ha. 259.6 KMT of corn was harvested by the same date last year from 34 Th ha (19.2%) with an average yield of 7.63 MT/ha.

More information on crop conditions and progress of harvesting campaign in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain & Oil" by UkrAgroConsult.

 

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