Sowing campaign 2018: grains maize sowing started
19.04.2018 18:51 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of this year Apr 18, agrarians have started grains maize sowing within Ukrainian 19 regions, Ukrainian Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food reports.
As to the report, the grains maize has been sown already at 178,000 ha (4% total planned 4.6 million ha).
As to the report, now agrarians continue sowing early spring grains/leguminous crops; as of this year Apr 18, agrarians have already sown early spring grains/leguminous crops at 1.6 million ha or 67% total planned.
Reportedly, agrarians have already sown:
spring barley at 1.1 million ha (68% total planned);
oats at 97,000 ha (47%);
wheat at 101,000 ha (57%);
peas at 328,000 ha (77%).
Besides, now agrarians continue sowing industrial crops; as of this year Apr 18, agrarians have already sown sugar beet at 150,000 ha (50% total planned areas) and sunflower at 457,000 ha (8%).
As to the report, now the agrarians are bringing to the end their winter grains sown areas’ fertilizing. Thus, as of this year Apr 18, agrarians have already fertilized winter grains at 6.8 million ha (94% of total necessary). Besides, agrarians have already fertilized their winter rape at 938,000 ha (93%).