Ukraine. Cool weather was favorable for growing winter and early spring grains 9 June, 2020 at 14:06

Weather conditions. The weather in late May and early June was the coldest in 20 years. It featured frequent rain, hail, and wind gusts.

Moisture supply. Precipitation of various intensities occurred all over the country. Its abundance was of extraordinary importance for saturating the soil with moisture and improving the overall crop condition. At the same time, rainfall intensified the spread of crop diseases and growth of weeds.

Crop condition. Cool weather was favorable for growing winter and early spring grains. In the absence of high air temperatures, the plants were able to develop complete heads. In many regions, May rainfall made it possible to expect a large grain crop, UkrAgroConsult reports.