2018 autumn sowing: winter rape sowing over
20.09.2018 23:14 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of this year Sept 20, Ukrainian agrarians have ended winter rape (2019 crop) autumn sowing campaign, Ukrainian Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food reports.
As to the report, the agrarians have already sown the winter rape at 909,000 ha or 102% total planned 888,000 ha area (unchanged against last year) .
In meanwhile, as of this year Sept 20, agrarians have swon winter grains at 1.7 million ha or 24% total planned 7.2 million ha.
Thus, agrarians have already sown winter wheat and triticale at 1.6 million ha (total planned areas 6.2 million ha); rye 44,000 ha (30% of total planned 147,000 ha); winter barley 68,000 ha (8% of total planned 872,000 ha).
In meanwhile, agrarians continue harvesting campaign; thus, agrarians have already threshed 37.9 million grains/leguminous crops at 10.6 million ha (72%), average yield 35.7 metric centners per ha.