Belarus started winter rapeseed sowing for crop 2017


In Southern region of Belarus farmers started to sow winter rapeseed. In Gomel region it had been sown at 6.8 Th ha, which was 9% of the plan. Optimal sowing terms in this region start from August, 11. So as to reach optimal results winter rapeseed should be sown no later than by August, 21-31. 

It is expected that this season in Gomel region sowing area of rapeseed will be increased by 25-30%. Such tendency is observed due to better yields of winter rapeseed along with its dryness and hot weather resistance.

More information on crop conditions and progress in harvesting/sowing 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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