Prospects of spring planting area improve in Ukraine – Ministry of Agrarian Policy




The Ministry of Agrarian Policy increased its forecast of spring planted area in Ukraine, Taras Vysotsky, First Deputy Minister said on April 21.

“As of today, Ukrainian farmers have planted 3 mln ha with spring crops out of 12 mln ha planned. The situation has improved over the last 10 days, we now expect the planted area to reach 75% of potential. Many fields have been demined, primary in Sumy and Chernihiv oblasts”, – he said.

In the nearest future, the forecast can be revised up by additional 5% with more fields cleared from mines.

As a reminder, previously, T. Vysotsky forecasted that not less than 70% of the potential spring area would be planted in Ukraine in 2022 under the pessimistic scenario.