By the end of October, winter grains planting area in Ukraine exceeded 4 mln ha




As of October 31, the total planting area under winter grains in Ukraine is 4.211 mln ha, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.

In particular, winter wheat was planted through 3.733 mln ha, barley — 403 thsd ha, and rye — 76 thsd ha.

Over the past week, winter crops were planted on 362.000 ha. In terms of regions, the largest areas planted with winter grains are in the Dnipropetrovsk region – 460.5 thsd ha.

The ministry also noted that winter rapeseed planting has been completed in Ukraine, the area under which is 1.142 mln ha.