Ukraine almost completed spring sowing campaign


By May 19, sowing of spring grain and pulses crops had been completed at 6805 Th ha, or 94% of the plan. Last year by May 19 Ukrainian farmers carried out sowing at 6905 Th ha, reports UkrAgroConsult.

This includes spring wheat which had been sown at 172 Th ha (97%) against 165 Th ha in 2016, spring barley – 1562 Th ha (95%) against 1814 Th ha in 2016, corn – 4248 Th ha (94%) against 4204 Th ha.

More information on winter crop conditions and progress in spring sowing 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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