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Ukraine continues corn sowing 7 June, 2019 at 14:06

Corn planting is already 1% ahead of target. Farmers planted 3.6% more than by the same date last year, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Buckwheat acreage will end up smaller than projected; millet planting is 50% ahead of last year and already 4% ahead of target.

Ukraine. Sowing progress, June 6, 2019

Crop

Forecast crop area, Th ha

Planted, Th ha

%

2019

2018

Spring cereals and pulses, total

7239

7097

7125

98

Early spring cereals and pulses

2231

2162

2290

97

Corn

4662

4730

4566

101

Buckwheat

97

51

96

52

Millet

58

60

40

104

Sunflower

 5714

5695

5709

99.7

Soybeans

 1822

1539

1734

84

 

Sunflower planting is 0.2 % behind last year (-0.4% as of June 3, 2019). 

Soybean planting is 11.3% behind last year (-12.5% as of June 3, 2019). 

Please be reminded that on September 5, UkrAgroConsult will host a major meeting point of the oilseed industry operators - the 7th International Conference “Black Sea Oil Trade-2019” in Hilton, Kyiv, Ukraine.