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Ukraine. More than 4.5 Ml ha planted to corn 28 May, 2019 at 18:05

Corn planting is slightly ahead of last year (+0.3%). Lag in buckwheat planting behind last year reduced to 60.3% (66.8% a week earlier). Millet planting 34% ahead of last year, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Sunflower planting is 2.1% behind last year (-1.9% as of May 23, 2019). 

Soybean planting is 15.6% behind last year (-17% as of May 23, 2019). 

Ukraine. Sowing progress, May 27, 2019

Crops

Forecast crop area, Th ha

Planted, Th ha

%

2019

2018

Spring cereals and pulses, total

7239

6838

7045

94

Early spring cereals and pulses

2231

2156

2278

97

Corn

4662

4526

4515

97

Buckwheat

97

35

89

36

Millet

58

48

36

82

Sunflower

 5714

5457

5576

96

Soybeans

 1822

1409

1670

77