5 Ukrainian oblasts completed planting of early grains




As of April 22, Ukraine planted spring grains and pulses throughout the areas of2.121 mln ha or 28% of the forecast, declared the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture.

In particular, farmers planted spring wheat throughout 157.5 thsd ha (89%), spring barley throughout 1.2 mln ha (87%).

The areas under oats reached 152.5 thsd ha (79%), peas - 208.7 thsd ha (89%).

Moreover, Ukrainian farmers planted corn for grain throughout 386.6 thsd ha (7.3%), millet - 0.9 thsd ha (0.8%), buckwheat - 0.6 thsd ha (0.8%).

Farmers planted sunflower seed throughout 1.2 mln ha (18.8%), soybeans - 15.7 thsd ha (1.1%).

Additionally, farmers planted sugar beet throughout 144.4 thsd ha (53.6%).

Agrarians of Kherson, Odessa, Donetsk, Cherkasy and Mykolaiv oblasts have already completed planting of early grains and pulses.