Planting of spring cereals in Ukraine is over


The Ag Ministry has reported the completion of spring field work in Ukraine. According to preliminary information, spring cereals and pulses were sown on 7168 Th ha (99% of the planned 7246 Th ha), reports UkrAgroConsult.

In particular, farmers planted spring barley on 1587 Th ha (97% of the planned 1639 Th ha) against 1825 Th ha in 2016 and spring wheat on 177 Th ha (99%) against 169 Th ha in 2016. Oat planting was completed on 199 Th ha (96% of the planned 207 Th ha) compared with 213 Th ha a year ago. Peas were planted on 386 Th ha (117%) against 229 Th ha in 2016.

Corn planting in Ukraine is 99% complete. This crop was planted on 4475 Th ha by the reporting date against 4422 Th ha at the same time last year.

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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