Friday, 19 May 2017

Latest spring planting figures for Ukraine

Ukraine’s grain and leguminous crops stand at 6.8 million hectares or 94% of the planned 7.2 million hectares.

This includes 172,000 hectares of spring wheat or 97% of the forecast and 1.56mha of spring barley or 95% of the forecast.

Other crops include 5.1mha of sunflowers or 95% of the forecast, 4.2mha of corn 94% of the forecast, with the earliest crops up to leaf five, and 1.7mha of soya or 88% of the forecast.

Sugar beets plantings are up at 309kha or 106% of the forecast.