Ukraine. Corn planting lag reduced to 2%


As of May 11, planting of spring cereals and pulses was completed on an area of 6223 Th ha (86% of the plan). This is 3.7% less than planted at the same time last year (6465 Th ha), reports UkrAgroConsult.

In particular, spring barley was sown on 1557 Th ha (95%) against 1811 Th ha in 2016, spring wheat on 169 Th ha (95%) against 164 Th ha in 2016, oats on 197 Th ha (95%) against 212 Th ha a year ago. Peas were seeded on 379 Th ha (115%) that is up 67.7% year-on-year (226 Th ha as of May 11, 2016).

Corn planting in Ukraine is 84% complete. The lag in its progress reduced to 2%. The crop was sown on 3782 Th ha as of the reporting date against 3861 Th ha at the same time last year.

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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