Ukraine and Russia almost completed the sowing of spring crops

2017-06-07 12:06:19
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Ukraine and Russia almost completed the sowing of spring crops

As of June 1, ukrainian farmers sowed grains and legumes of 7.08 million hectares, which is 98% of the target.

 

Early spring crops planted 98% of the planned areas, or 2.32 million hectares:

  • barley – 1,564 million hectares (95% of plan)
  • oats – 198 thousand hectares (96%),
  • wheat – 173 thsd ha (97%),
  • peas – 383 thousand hectares (116%).

 

Also on that date sown:

  • corn 99% or to 4.44 million hectares,
  • buckwheat 98% or 142 t.hectares -
  • millet 62% or 50 t.hectares
  • sunflower 102% or 5.48 million,
  • soy 95% or 1.85 million hectares.

 

Russia planted spring grains to 29.9 million hectares or 96.3% of planned. Last year on this date was planted 30.3 million hectares. Increased acreage under soybean, corn and sunflower.

Soybeans – 2.2 million hectares or 95.9% of the plan (2016 – 1.6 million hectares).

  • Corn planted 2.9 million hectares, or 94.5% of plan (in 2016 and 2.7 million hectares).
  • Sunflower – 7.2 million hectares or 100.1% of the plan (in 2016 – 6.7 million ha),