Ukraine. Winter crops sowing pace is 28% slower than last year

28.09.2016

By September, 26 winter crops had been sown at 2158 Th ha, which was 29% of the forecasted area - 7374 Th ha. This included 2024 Th ha of winter wheat and triticale (33% from the planned 6198 Th ha), 79 Th ha of rye (54% of 147 Th ha), 55 Th ha of barley (5% of 1028 Th ha). Sowing campaign lags behind the last year pace. By September 28, 2015 3004 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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