Ukraine has planted winter crops throughout more than 60% of the area by mid-October




As of October 13, farmers of Ukraine planted winter crops throughout the areas of 5.06 mln ha (62% of the plan). Particularly, 1.2 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 3.8 mln ha (63%);

- winter barley - 361.5 thsd ha (38%);

- winter rye - 94 thsd ha (71.1%);

- winter rapeseed - 768.7 thsd ha (76%).

Last week, the fastest progress of winter planting campaign was observed in Zaporizhia oblast (166.9 thsd ha), Odessa oblast (142 thsd ha), Mykolayv oblast (112.3 thsd ha) and Dnepropetrovsk oblast (105.1 thsd ha).