Ukraine. Wheat planted area up 4%


According to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, the country’s grain plantings for the 2018 harvest totaled 23.9 Ml ha. An increase against last year is seen in the planted areas of wheat (+3.9%), corn for grain (+1.3%) and peas (+4.8%). At the same time, a substantial drop happened in plantings of crops such as rye (-12.9%), buckwheat (-42.6%) and sorghum (-40.8%).



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