Russia. Spring grains and pulses planting is 98% complete


As of June 9, planting of spring grains and pulses was completed on an area of 30437 Th ha (98% of the plan). This is 0.5% less than planted at the same time last year (30578 Th ha), reports UkrAgroConsult.

In particular, spring barley was sown on 7390 Th ha (96%) against 7759 Th ha in 2016, spring wheat on 13008 Th ha (96%) against 13572 Th ha in 2016. Rice was seeded on 179 Th ha (85%) compared to 200 Th ha as of June 9, 2016.

Corn planting in Russia is 95% complete. The crop was sown on 2919 Th ha as of the reporting date against 2762 Th ha as of June 9, 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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