Bulgaria completed sunflower harvesting


Last week cold weather regime in Bulgaria changed to multiyear norm for the given period. Winter crops vegetation continues in the moderate pace, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Rains observed during October 11-21 considerably replenished soil moisture stocks in 50 cm soil layer. In the major parts of the country moisture level in the upper soil layer exceeds 75-80%, which is sufficient for passing the initial vegetation phases in winter wheat, barley and winter rapeseed. .

Plants sown by October, 10 are at the stage of emergence and at the start of leaves formation. Winter rapeseed entered the stage of leave rosette formation.

According to Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture, by of October 13, 748.2 Th ha of sunflower had been threshed, which was 98% of the plan. 1677 KMT had been threshed with an average yield of 2.24 MT/ ha.

Harvesting pace is 7.3% ahead of last year. As of reporting date average yield exceeds last year by 5.2%.

More information on crop conditions and progress in 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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