Ukraine. Corn planting completed on 95% of area


As of May 22, planting of spring cereals and pulses was completed on an area of 6859 Th ha (95% of the plan). This is 2.2% less than planted at the same time last year (7014 Th ha), reports UkrAgroConsult.

In particular, spring barley was sown on 1562 Th ha (95%) against 1814 Th ha in 2016, spring wheat on 172 Th ha (97%) against 166 Th ha in 2016, oats on 197 Th ha (96%) against 212 Th ha a year ago. Peas were seeded on 382 Th ha (116%) that is up 67.5% year-on-year (228 Th ha as of May 23, 2016).

Corn planting in Ukraine is 95% complete. The crop was sown on 4286 Th ha as of the reporting date against 4286 Th ha as of May 23, 2016.

ukraine spring crop sowing

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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