Russia. Spring planting campaign


As of May 2, early spring crops were seeded on the area of 9.87 Mln ha (11.05 Mln ha in 2016) or 18.7% of the intended area, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Early spring grains were seeded on an area of 5.33 Mln ha (6.63 Mln ha in 2016) or 17.8% of the intended area. Planting is 17% behind last year pace. This includes spring wheat planted on an area of 768.2 Th ha (5.7% of forecast), spring barley on 2.54 Mln ha (33%) and corn for grain on 1.25 Mln ha (40.9%).

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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