Ukraine sowed 188.6 thousand hectares of spring wheat
Sowing in Ukraine continues. In general, almost 98% of the area projected for spring wheat has already been sown.
Vinnytsia, Volyn, Dnipropetrovsk, Zhytomyr, Zakarpattia, Kyiv, Mykolaiv, Rivne, Ternopil, Khmelnytsky, Cherkasy, and Chernivtsi regions have finished sowing spring wheat. In general, sowing of spring cereals and legumes was completed by 75% of last year’s figures.
As of May 19, 2022, the projected sown areas of the main spring crops for the 2022 harvest in the territory controlled by Ukraine are 14,158.4 thousand hectares, which is 2,757.9 thousand hectares less than last year (16,916.3 thousand ha).
According to operative data, sowing of spring crops is carried out by 23 regions of Ukraine, except Luhansk, where fighting is taking place almost on the whole territory.
Sowing of spring wheat according to the indicators of the previous year is 98%.
So all categories of farms are sown:
- spring wheat 188.6 thousand hectares;
- spring barley 927.5 thousand hectares;
- spring rape 28.4 thousand hectares;
- oats 156.8 thousand hectares;
- peas 124.8 thousand hectares;
- buckwheat 37.4 thousand hectares;
- millet 32.1 thousand hectares;
- corn 4,170.2 thousand hectares;
- sugar beets 182 thousand hectares;
- sunflower 3,940.3 thousand;
- soybeans 982.7 thousand hectares;
- potatoes 1,074.6 thousand hectares.
According to the State Statistics Service, sowing of winter crops for grain for the 2022 harvest was carried out on an area of 7.6 million hectares, which is 0.3 million hectares less than in 2021, including:
- 6.5 million hectares of winter wheat and triticale have been sown,
- barley sown 969 million hectares.
In addition, winter rapeseed was sown on an area of 1,414,000 hectares, which is 442,000 hectares more than in 2021.
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