Ukraine's sugar beet planting crossed the equator

20.04.2018

Ukraine continues technical crops planting, in particular sugar beet is planted on half of the area.

It is reported by the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

As of April 18, sugar beet planted on 150 thousand hectares, which is 50% of the forecast.

The sowing of early spring grains and legumes was conducted on the area of ​​1,6 million hectares (67% of the forecast). The cultivation of winter crops for grain is completed — works were carried out on the area of ​​6,8 million hectares (94% of the forecast). In addition, winter rape is fed on 938 thousand hectares (93%).


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