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12 regions completed the sowing of spring crops

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12 regions completed the sowing of spring crops

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No matter how hard it is for our farmers, sowing continues in Ukraine. Vinnytsia, Volyn, Zhytomyr, Zakarpattia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kirovohrad, Lviv, Odessa, Poltava, Rivne, Ternopil, and Khmelnytsky regions have entirely completed the sowing of spring crops of the early group. Almost 80% of the areas projected for spring crops of the early group have already been sown.

As of 05.05.2022, the projected sown areas of the main spring crops for the 2022 harvest in the territory controlled by Ukraine are 14,138.8 thousand hectares, which is 2,777.5 thousand hectares less from last year's figure (16,916.3 thousand hectares).

According to the operative data of the structural subdivisions of the military administrations that ensure the implementation of functions on agro-industrial development, the sowing of spring crops is carried out by 23 regions of Ukraine, except Luhansk, where fighting is taking place in almost the entire territory.

So all categories were sown:

  • spring wheat 186.1 thousand hectares;
  • spring barley 853.8 thousand hectares;
  • spring rape 26.2 thousand hectares;
  • oats 153.5 thousand hectares;
  • 119.6 thousand hectares of peas;
  • buckwheat 5 thousand hectares;
  • millet 18.2 thousand hectares;
  • corn 1976.6 thousand hectares;
  • sugar beets 175.4 thousand hectares;
  • sunflower 2,399.3 thousand hectares;
  • soybeans 335.5 thousand hectares;
  • potatoes 850.8 thousand hectares.

Agricultural enterprises have completed the first fertilization of winter crops with nitrogen fertilizers, and crop care is underway.


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