Ukraine. Planting progress of rapeseed is 11% ahead of last year


Planting of winter cereals continues in Ukraine. They were planted on 4626 Th ha by October 04 (64% out of the projected 7238 Th ha). Winter wheat and triticale were planted on 4257 Th ha (69%) against 3648 Th ha in 2016. At the same time, winter barley was sown on 251 Th ha (27%) and winter rye on 118 Th ha (73%).

In addition, the planting of winter rapeseed is drawing to an end, reports UkrAgroConsult. 800.2 Th ha was sown by October 3 that is 3% above the target area of 776.7 Th ha. The planting progress is 11% ahead of last year. So, 718 Th ha was seeded to winter rape a year ago.

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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