As of April 15, Ukraine planted spring grains and pulses throughout the areas of1.531 mln ha or 20% of the forecast, declared the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture.
In particular, farmers planted spring wheat throughout 124.2 thsd ha (70.3%), spring barley throughout 1.059 mln ha (76.3%).
The areas under oats reached 134.6 thsd ha (69.4%), peas - 177.2 thsd ha (75.3%).
Moreover, Ukrainian farmers started planting corn for grain - 35.8 thsd ha (0.7%) and millet - 0.5 thsd ha (0.4%),
Farmers planted sunflower seed throughout 390.1 thsd ha (6.11%), soybeans - 7.4 thsd ha (0.5%).
Additionally, farmers planted sugar beet throughout 74 thsd ha (32.6%).