6 Ukrainian oblasts completed planting early spring crops

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APK-Inform

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As of April 28, Ukraine planted spring crops throughout the areas of 4.395 mln ha or 26% of the last year’s figure, including 2.071 mln ha planted with spring grains (27.8%), declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy.

In particular, farmers planted:

  • spring wheat throughout 175.8 thsd ha (91.5%)
  • spring barley – 838.5 thsd ha (60%)
  • oats – 144.4 thsd ha (81.2%)
  • peas – 116.3 thsd ha (48%)
  • corn – 774.8 thsd ha (14.2%)
  • buckwheat – 2.6 thsd ha (3.1%)
  • millet – 10.8 thsd ha (13.8%).

Farmers planted sunflower seed throughout 1.369 mln ha (21%), soybeans – 127.2 thsd ha (9.9%), spring rapeseed – 21 thsd ha (63.3%).

Additionally, farmers planted sugar beet throughout 167.4 thsd ha (74.5%).

The planting campaign is carrying out across all Ukrainian oblasts except Luhansk, which is under military operations. Farmers of Vinnytsia, Volyn, Kirovohrad, Rivne, Khmelnytskyi, Cherkasy oblasts have already completed planting early spring crops.

 

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