Planted area under spring grains 25% lower y/y in Ukraine

Source

APK-Inform

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As of May 19, Ukraine planted 11.845 mln ha with spring crops or 70% of the last year level, including 5.6 mln ha (75%) sown with spring grains, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy informed.

Particularly, farmers planted:

  • spring wheat – 188.6 thsd ha (91.5% of the last year level)
  • spring barley – 927.5 thsd ha (98.2%)
  • oats – 156.8 thsd ha (88.2%)
  • peas – 124.8 thsd ha (69.4%)
  • buckwheat – 37.4 thsd ha (44.6%)
  • millet – 32.1 (41.1%)
  • corn – 4.17 mln ha (76.2%)

Moreover, farmers have planted 3.94 (60.5%) mln ha with sunflower seed, 28.4 (85.5%) thsd ha with spring rapeseed and 982.7 thsd ha (76.8%) with soybean.  

Planted area under sugar beet amounted to 182 (81%) thsd ha.

Farmers of all oblasts of Ukraine except Luhansk are carrying the spring planting campaign. Luhansk oblast is under full-scale military activity.

 

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