Winter crops have been fertilized at almost 25% sown areas
19.03.2018 11:13 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of this year Mar 16, winter crops continued being fertilized within 21 Ukrainian regions; the work has been carried out at 1.8 million ha (24% total sown areas), Ukrainian Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food reports.
As to the report, agrarians have fertilized:
winter wheat - at 1.5 million ha (23%);
winter rye - at 12,300 ha (8%);
winter barley - at 283,000 ha (34%).
In addition, winter rape has been fertilized at 332,300 ha (33%).
As to the report, monitoring of winter crops (sown for 2018 harvest) shows that the seedlings have appeared at 99.7% of all sown areas (7.3 million ha), with 87% (6.3 million ha) being in good/satisfactory condition, while seedlings’ condition at 13% (931,000 ha) sown areas is weak/rare.
As to the report, seedlings have not appeared at 0.3% (25,200 ha) total sown areas.
Reportedly, winter rape was sown at 1.0 million ha, seedlings have appeared at 98.6% all total area, with 89% (886,800 ha) being in good/satisfactory condition, while seedlings’ condition at 11% (108,000 ha) sown areas is weak/rare. Winter rape seedlings have perished at 1,000 ha.
As to the report, the Ukrainian winter crops’ further state will depend on the weather conditions.