Ukraine. Spring wheat and barley planting lags behind last year 15 April, 2020 at 14:04

According to official data, 2.695 Ml ha had been planted to early spring grains in Ukraine by April 9, 2020.

Planting of the following crops lags behind last year:

- spring wheat (-19%),

- spring barley (-37%),

- oats (-40%).

Pea planting is 31% ahead of last year.

Corn and sunflower planting is far ahead of last year’s progress, UkrAgroConsult reports.

Soybean and millet planting began earlier than in 2019.

Ukraine. Planting progress, April 9, 2020

Crop

Planned area, Th ha

Planted, Th ha

%

2020

2019

Spring wheat

132

112

138

84

Spring barley

1139

854

1366

74

Oats

95

86

144

90

Peas

396

346

265

87

Corn

5389

290

29

5

Millet

112

2

-

1

Sunflower

6196

91

78

1,5

Soybeans

1446

23

-

1