Winter grain seedlings were observed on 99.7% of the sown area in Ukraine

15:49 | ProAgro

In Ukraine, as of April 28, 2017 winter grain were observed on 7.15 million ha, which is 99.7% of the sown area.

It has been reported by ProAgro with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

According to the report, 6.4 million ha (89.6%) of crops were in good and satisfactory condition, 0.7 million ha(9.9%) in weak and liquefied state.

It is noted that the crops of winter grain perished on the area of 36.8 thousand ha, which is 0.5% of the sown area. The vegetation is still ongoing on the area of 7.12 ha or 99.5% of the shoots.

It is also reported that winter rape seedlings showed good performance on the area of 893.3 thousand hectares (99.5% of the total sown), of which 712.3 thousand ha (79.7%) were in good and satisfactory condition and 114.5 thousand ha (12.8%) were in weak and liquefied state.

Crops of winter rapeseed perished on the area of 66.5 thousand ha, which is 7.4% of the total. The vegetation is continuing on the area of 826.8 thousand ha.