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Ukraine. Planting of early spring grains more than 11% complete 14 March, 2019 at 17:03

As of March 13, 2019, planting of early spring grains was in progress in 14 regions of Ukraine, where farmers had planted 258 Th ha to them (11% complete), reports UkrAgroConsult.

Spring fertilization of winter grains continues: growers had already fertilized 5444 Th ha of these crops (72% of the plan) by the reporting date. In particular, the fertilized area included 4528 Th ha of winter wheat (70% complete), 70 Th ha of winter rye (61%) and 846 Th ha of winter barley (84%).

Crops

Projected area, Th ha

Planted, Th ha

%

Early spring grains and pulses

2284

258

11.3

Spring wheat

175

10

5.7

Barley

1571

177

11.3

Oats

192

5

2.5

Peas

347

67

19.3