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December 24 2013, 17:30 Source: APK-Inform Views: 336

Ukraine reduced winter crops areas for the harvest-2014 by 4.4% - State Statistics Service

Ukraine planted winter crops for the harvest-2014 throughout the areas of 8.8 mln ha, a decrease of 4.4% compared with the current year, reported the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

According to data of the State Statistics Service, agrarians planted winter grains throughout 7.79 mln ha (96.1% to the last year level), rye - 201 thsd ha (66.1%), barley - 1.247 mln ha (113%).

In the current year Ukrainian agrarians planted rapeseed throughout 952.7 thsd ha, or 92.4% of the index in 2012.

Agricultural enterprises planted winter crops for the harvest-2014 throughout the areas of 6.894 mln ha (down 6.6% compared with the last year level), households of the population – 1.905 mln ha (up 4.6%).

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