Winter grain sowings in Russia and Ukraine




It is natural that agricultural producers want to receive rather good harvest of wheat, rye, sunflower or any other cultivated crop, which will take up all costs and afford high profits. Agricultural producers realize own sowing campaigns in the most optimum terms, use the most qualitative seed material, impose innovative technologies...

But we should also remember about external factors, which do not depend on human control, such as acts of nature. The nature often provide own corrections, and rarely we can foresee and prevent undesired effects of such intervention. The present winter also gives several surprises: heavy frosts in the second half of December and the middle of January, disturbed winds, icing of fields, snowfalls and snowstorms. That is why, to date agrarians wonder: what is the current condition of winter sowings, how agricultural crop sowings will overwinter?..

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