Planted areas under corn and sunflower exceeded 4 mln ha in Ukraine - 25.05.2022

Planted areas under corn and sunflower exceeded 4 mln ha in Ukraine - 25.05.2022

As of May 23, Ukraine planted 12.253 mln ha with spring crops or 72.4% of the last year level, including 5.719 mln ha (76.7%) sown with spring grains and pulses, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy informed.

Particularly, farmers planted:

  • spring wheat – 188.6 thsd ha (98.2% of the last year level)
  • spring barley – 927.7 thsd ha (98.2%)
  • oats – 156.8 thsd ha (88.2%)
  • peas – 124.8 thsd ha (51.5%)
  • buckwheat – 48 thsd ha (57.2%)
  • millet – 36.6 (46.8%)
  • corn – 4.293 mln ha (78.4%)

Moreover, farmers have planted 4.111 (63.1%) mln ha with sunflower seed, 28.4 (85.5%) thsd ha with spring rapeseed and 1.057 mln ha (82.6%) with soybean.  

Planted area under sugar beet amounted to 182 (81%) thsd ha.

Source: https://www.apk-inform.com/