Ukraine. Sunflower planting outstripped official forecasts

31.05.2017

According to Ukraine’s Ag Ministry, sunflower was planted on 5437.5 Th ha by May 30 that is 101% of the planned 5390.3 Th ha (official data). The planting progress is 4.4% ahead of last year: 5210 Th ha of sunflower was sown at the same time a year ago, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Soya was planted on 1841 Th ha by May 30 that is 94% of its forecast area (the official forecast equals 1948.4 Th ha) and 1.9% more than by the same date last year. So, 1806 Th ha of soya was sown in 2016.

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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