As of April 11, Ukraine planted early spring crops throughout 2.52 mln ha
As of April 11, 2014 in Ukraine the agrarians have already planted early spring grains and leguminous crops throughout 2.52 mln ha, or 91% of the plan, declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
According to the data of the Ministry, in the same period of 2013, the early spring grains and leguminous crops planted areas totaled 1.32 mln ha.
In particular, as of the reported date wheat planted areas reached 156 thsd ha (95%), barley – 1.92 mln ha (90%), oats – 245 thsd ha (98%), peas – 188 thsd ha (95%).
Ukrainian agrarians planted maize throughout 227 thsd ha (4%), sunflower – 904 thsd ha (21%), soybean – 26 thsd ha (2%).
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