Ukraine planted spring crops throughout more than 300 thsd ha




As of April 1, Ukraine planted early spring grains and pulses throughout the areas of 310.6 thsd ha, or 4% of the forecast, declared the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture.

In particular, the areas under spring wheat reached 13.6 thsd ha (8%). Farmers of Kherson oblast planted wheat throughout forecasted 2 thsd ha. Wheat planting is almost completed in Odessa (89%) and Luhansk (88%) oblasts.

The areas under spring barley reached 226.1 thsd ha (16%). Barley planting is 53% completed in southern Ukraine. Particularly, farmers of Kherson oblast planted the grain throughout 93% of the planned area, agrarians of Odessa oblast throughout 68%.

The areas under oats reached 5.7 thsd ha (3%), peas - 65.2 thsd ha (28%).

Moreover, farmers planted sugar beet throughout 0.2 thsd ha (0.1%).