Bulgaria. Weather conditions are unfavorable for finishing field works

14.12.2016

According Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture, as of December 01 419.2 Th ha of corn were threshed, which was 99.2% of the plan (423 Th ha), reports UkrAgroConsult. 2210.2 KMT were harvested with the average yield of 5.27 MT/ ha.

Pace of harvesting is 0.4% lower than in 2015 due to weather conditions which are unfavorable for finishing field works. On the reporting date, average corn yield is 4.6% higher than in 2015.

By December 01 winter wheat had been sown at 1048.6 Th ha. The pace of sowing is 3.2% less than in 2015. By the same date in 2015 winter wheat had been sown at 1083.3 Th ha, reports UkrAroConsult.

The pace of winter barley sowing is 22.1% behind. By the reporting date winter barley had been sown at 126.8 Th ha against 162.8 Th ha in 2015.

More information on crop conditions and progress in harvesting/seeding 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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