Farmers sowed 90% of the area with winter grains


Ukrainian farmers are completing the sowing of winter crops in all regions: as of the first week of November, 4.3 million hectares, or 90% of the forecast, were sown. This was announced on November 8 by the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food.

According to the agency, 3.6 million hectares of wheat (91%), 568 thousand hectares of barley (84%) and 79 thousand hectares of rye (92%) were sown.

“Over the past week, farmers have sown 228 thousand hectares of winter grain. Wheat and barley are the most in the Odessa region – 470 thousand hectares and 181 thousand hectares, respectively. Volyn is now the leader in sowing rye – 18 thousand hectares,” the Ministry of Agrarian Policy specified.

We have completed the sowing of winter crops in Vinnitsa, Volyn, Kyiv, Ternopil and Chernivtsi regions. Close to completion are Zhytomyr region, Poltava region, Khmelnitsky region and Chernihiv region.

Sowing of winter rapeseed has been completed in all regions on 999 thousand hectares (104% of the forecast).