Ukraine started the planting campaign of early spring crops
Due to favorable weather conditions, agrarians of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea started planting early spring crops, declared the press-service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on February 15.
As of the specified date, the Crimea planted spring wheat throughout the areas of 9.6 thsd ha.
As for agricultural producers from other regions, we should note that to date agrarians finalize preparations of high-quality seeds, mineral fertilizers and protectants for the further spring planting season..
Besides, due to the favorable weather conditions agrarians continue applying additional fertilizers to winter grain areas. As of the reporting date, agrarians already fertilized grain crops throughout the areas of over 193 thsd ha, most of all in the Crimea - 71.1 thsd ha, and Odessa oblast - 50.2 thsd ha.
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