Ukraine. Winter cereals in best conditions over the last four years

14.03.2018

As of early March, winter cereals were in good and fair conditions on 86.7% of total planted area. The lowest share of weak and sparse plantings (0-7%) was seen mainly in western, central and northern regions of Ukraine. In the East and South, the share of sparse planting was larger (16-28%), except for Odessa region (6.7%), reports UkrAgroConsult.

Farmers have started winter crops nutrition almost in all regions of the country. By March 01, 2018 it had been carried out on 1073 Th ha or 15% of the intended 7266 Th ha (6849 Th ha in 2017). Winter wheat nutrition had been carried out on 890 Th ha or 14% of the intended 6291 Th ha (5839 Th ha in 2017), winter barley – on 181 Th ha or 22%, rye – on 2.3 Th ha or 2% of the intended 149 Th ha (165 Th ha).

More information on crop conditions and planting campaign in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain" by UkrAgroConsult.

 

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