Ukraine planted spring crops throughout more than 1 mln ha

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As of April 7, Ukraine planted spring crops throughout the areas of 1.074 mln ha or 6.3% of the forecast, including 853 thsd ha planted with spring grains (1.4%), declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy.

In particular, farmers planted spring wheat throughout 113.5 thsd ha (59.1%), spring barley – 550.8 thsd ha (41.2%), oats – 81 thsd ha (45.5%), peas – 82.5 thsd ha (34%), corn – 13.6 thsd ha (0.2%), buckwheat and millet – 0.2 thsd ha each (0.2% and 0.3% correspondingly).

Farmers planted sunflower seed throughout 108.1 thsd ha (1.7%), soybeans – 14.1 thsd ha (1.1%), spring rapeseed – 11.6 thsd ha (34.9%).

Additionally, farmers planted sugar beet throughout 55.2 thsd ha (24.6%).

Agrarians of all oblasts except Luhansk have already started spring planting campaign.

Follow our newswire to stay informed about progress of spring planting campaign in Ukraine.

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