10 oblasts of Ukraine started spring planting campaign




As of March 16, spring planting has already started in 10 regions of Ukraine, while at this time last year the planting campaign had not yet started, reported the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine.

"In general, as of the reported date, all categories of farms planted 82.7 thsd ha with grains and pulses, including 26 thsd ha with spring wheat, 44.2 thsd ha with spring barley, 12 thsd ha with peas, and 0.5 ha with oats," the message states.

"Over the past week, there was 66.6 thsd ha planted with grains and pulses," the ministry added.