Ukraine started soybean planting – as of April 27, in 13 regions of Ukraine soybean was planted through 18.8 thsd ha, reports the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine.
Also, the planting of grains and pulses continues and by the reporting date was completed though 1.368 mln ha, including:
- spring wheat – 206.1 thsd ha;
- spring barley – 639 thsd ha;
- peas – 121.2 thsd ha;
- oats – 112.2 thsd ha;
- corn – 252.7 thsd ha;
- buckwheat – 0.33 thsd ha;
- millet – 4.5 thsd ha;
- other grains and pulses – 32 thsd ha
“The weekly planting progress in Ukraine amounted to 362.3 thsd ha of grains and pulses. Sumy region is leading with 70.9 thsd ha”, reported the ministry.
In Ukraine, sunflower seeds were planted though 460.2 thsd ha, and sugar beet – 96.1 thsd ha (in 14 regions).