Ukraine. Winter crops sowing pace is 10% slower than last year

12.10.2016

By October 10 winter crops had been sown at 4723 Th ha, which was 64% of the forecasted area - 7374 Th ha, informs UkrAgroConsult. This included 4313 Th ha of winter wheat and triticale (70% from the planned 6198 Th ha), 132 Th ha of rye (90% of 147 Th ha), 278 Th ha of barley (27% of 1028 Th ha).

Sowing campaign lags behind the last year pace. By October 10, 2015 5269 Th ha had been sown with winter crops. Ukraine continues grain harvesting.

More information on crop conditions and progress in 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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