Corn planting is 99% complete in Ukraine

12.06.2017

As of June 9, planting of spring cereals and pulses was completed on an area of 7154 Th ha (99% of the plan). This is 1.2% less than planted at the same time last year (7242 Th ha), reports UkrAgroConsult.

In particular, spring barley was sown on 1580 Th ha (96%) against 1824 Th ha in 2016, spring wheat on 176 Th ha (99%) against 169 Th ha in 2016, oats on 198 Th ha (96%) against 213 Th ha a year ago. Peas were seeded on 385 Th ha (116%) compared to 229 Th ha as of June 9, 2016. Corn planting in Ukraine is 99% complete. The crop was sown on 4474 Th ha as of the reporting date against 4411 Th ha as of June 9, 2016.

Ukrainian farmers planted 151 Th ha of buckwheat (104% of the plan) against 142 Th ha by the same time last year. Millet planting is complete on 54 Th ha (66% of the planned) against 95 Th ha in 2016.

More information on crop conditions and progress of planting 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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