Ukraine. Corn planting 98% complete 27 May, 2020 at 11:05

Planting of the main late spring grains in Ukraine is almost completed by May 21, 2020, UkrAgroConsult reports.

Planting of corn, buckwheat and sunflower is ahead of last year (+20%, +53% and +13%, respectively).

Ukraine. Planting progress, May 21, 2020

Crop

Projected area, Th ha

Planted, Th ha

%

2020

2019

Corn

5389.0

5254.3

4366.7

97.5%

Buckwheat

75.0

38.1

24.8

50.8%

Millet

78.0

40.8

41.0

52.3%

Sunflower

6196.2

5898.9

5232.5

95.2%

Soybeans

1446.3

1255.9

1251.5

86.8%