Russia. Sowing progressof cereals and pulses


As of May 26, planting of spring cereals and pulses was completed on an area of 24839 Th ha (80% of the plan). This is 4.7% less than planted at the same time last year (26077 Th ha), reports UkrAgroConsult.

In particular, spring barley was sown on 6517 Th ha (84.6%) against 6897 Th ha in 2016, spring wheat on 10250 Th ha (75.6%) against 11496 Th ha in 2016, rice on 157 Th ha (74%) against 172 Th ha a year ago.

Corn planting in Russia is 90% complete. The crop was sown on 2747 Th ha as of the reporting date against 2508 Th ha as of May 26, 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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