Ukraine: deficit of precipitations totals 25-40% - T.Adamenko
There is observed the precipitation deficit in Ukraine during five recent months. As of to date it estimated at the level of 25-40%, declared Tatiana Adamenko, Head of the department of agrometeorology of the Ukrainian hydrometeorological center, on March 31 at the press-conference “Planting campaign -2014: not weather is the main challenge!”.
According to T.Adamenko, moisture content reserves throughout the most of Ukrainian territory are favorable for winter and spring crops as well. The index is 10-30 mm less compared with the previous year.
As for the South region, in particular Kherson oblast, western rayons of Zaporozhye oblast, southern rayons of Nikolaev oblast and some rayons of Odessa oblast, the precipitation deficit totals 40-50%.
The Main agrometeorologist added that in the nearest time the weather conditions will be favorable for completing the early spring crops planting campaign.
You should be authorized to post comment
Ukraine planted winter grains throughout 7.65 mln ha - Ministry of Agrarian Policy
Ukraine: Donetsk and Lugansk oblasts to fail harvesting grains throughout 200 thsd ha – A.Dykun
Ukraine: selling prices of agricultural commodities grew by 18.2% - State Statistics Service
Ukraine harvested over 62 mln tonnes of grains - Ministry of Agrarian Policy
In 2014/15 MY Ukraine to produce 63.2 mln tonnes
November 20, 17:30