Ukraine. Planting of winter cereals running 27% ahead of last year


Planting of winter cereals is going on in Ukraine. They were sown on 1780 Th ha by September 20 (25% of the projected 7238 Th ha). The pace of fall planting runs 27.4% ahead of last year: 1397 Th ha was seeded to winter cereals by the same date in 2016, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Winter wheat and triticale were sown on 1677 Th ha (27%) against 1319 Th ha in 2016. At the same time, winter barley was planted on 40 Th ha (4%) against 28 Th ha last year and rye on 63 Th ha (39%) against 51 Th ha in 2016. 

More information on crop conditions and progress of harvesting 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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