Last week Ukraine planted winter grains through nearly 0.7 mln ha




As of October 10, the total planting area of winter crops in Ukraine reached almost 3.7 mln ha, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.

In particular, winter grains were planted on an area of 2.583 mln ha, of which wheat – 2.352 mln ha, barley – 171 thsd ha, and rye – 60 thsd ha.

In total, 680.000 ha of winter grains were planted last week.

It is also noted that farmers in all regions of Ukraine are completing the planting of winter rapeseed, the area under which as of October 10 is estimated at 1.111 mln ha.

Last week, winter rapeseed was planted through 24.000 ha.