Spring planting campaign approaching its end in Ukraine

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As of May 13, Ukraine planted spring grains and pulses throughout the areas of 5.9 mln ha or 78% of the forecast, declared the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture.

In particular, farmers planted spring wheat throughout 174.7 thsd ha (99%), spring barley throughout 1.33 mln ha (96%).

The areas under oats reached 186.8 thsd ha (96%), peas - 229.6 thsd ha (98%).

Moreover, Ukrainian farmers planted corn for grain throughout 3.9 mln ha (74%), buckwheat - 26.3 thsd ha (33%), millet - 25.9 thsd ha (22%).

Farmers planted sunflower seed throughout 4.6 mln ha (72%), soybeans - 626 thsd ha (45%).

Additionally, farmers planted sugar beet throughout 226.2 thsd ha (100%).

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