11 Ukrainian oblasts completed spring planting campaign

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APK-Inform

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As of June 9, 11 Ukrainian oblasts completed spring planting campaign. Generally, spring field works were done on 81.7% of the last year’s area, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy informed.

The overall planted area under the main spring crops should reach 14.163 mln ha, down 2.753 mln ha y/y.

Particularly, farmers planted:

  • spring wheat – 191.1 thsd ha
  • spring barley – 951.2 thsd ha
  • oats – 159.2 thsd ha
  • peas – 130.6 thsd ha
  • buckwheat – 74.9 thsd ha
  • millet – 48.5 thsd ha
  • corn – 4.627 mln ha
  • sunflower seed – 4.686 mln ha
  • spring rapeseed – 33.4 thsd ha
  • soybean – 1.212 mln ha
  • sugar beet – 180.6 thsd ha

Several regions will start harvesting winter crops next week.

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