Ukraine planted winter crops throughout 1.6 mln ha over the last week




As of October 5, farmers of Ukraine planted winter crops throughout the areas of 3.86 mln ha (47% of the plan). Particularly, 1.6 mln ha was planted during the last week, declared the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine.

- winter wheat was planted throughout 2.9 mln ha (47%);

- winter barley - 177.4 thsd ha (19%);

- winter rye - 68.9 thsd ha (52%);

- winter rapeseed - 721 thsd ha (71%).

Last week, the fastest progress of winter planting campaign was observed in Zaporizhia oblast (169.8 thsd ha), Poltava oblast (155.4 thsd ha), Volyn oblast (141.1 thsd ha) and Kherson oblast (140.8 thsd ha).