In the first ten-day period of April, generally favorable weather conditions for vegetation of winter crops and spring planting campaign were observed in Ukraine, Ukrhydrometcenter informed.
After prolonged deficit of precipitations (February-March), the rains in early April softened the conditions, as the soil and air moisture increased.
As of April 10, the efficient moisture content in soil under winter crops was sufficient and optimal across Ukraine.
During the given period, farmers were planting spring wheat, barley, rye and peas. There was sprouting across fields planted earlier. Moreover, the farmers have started planting sunflower seed and sugar beets.