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Ukraine. Planting of early spring grains more than half complete 28 March, 2019 at 18:03

As of today, March 28, planting of early spring grains is underway all over Ukraine, except for Luhansk region. 50.2% of their target area (1146 Th ha) has already been seeded. This 38.6% ahead of the five-year average.

The fastest progress is seen in sowing spring barley, which is already 51.1% complete, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Spring fertilization of winter crops is drawing to an end. By now, farmers have fertilized 5986 Th ha of winter wheat (93% complete), 107 Th ha of winter rye (93%) and 980 Th ha of winter barley (97%).

Ukraine. Sowing progress, March 27, 2018

Crops

Projected area, Th ha

Planted, Th ha

%

Early spring grains and pulses

2284

1146

50

Spring wheat

175

83

48

Barley

1571

803

51

Oats

192

68

35

Peas

347

192

55