1.5 million ha of winter barley were sown as of May, 2017

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As of May 3, 2017 sowing of spring grain and leguminous crops conducted on area of 4.7 million ha or 65% of the forecast (7.2 million ha).

Including early spring grain and leguminous crops sown on an area of 2.3 million ha or 97% of the forecast (2.4 million ha), including:
- spring wheat planted on 165 thousand ha or 93% of the forecast (178 thousand ha);
- spring barley - 1.5 mln ha or 94% of the forecast (1.6 million ha);
-oats - 195 thousand ha or 94% of the forecast (207 thousand ha);
- peas - 376 thousand ha or 114% of the forecast (330 thousand ha).
Corn was sown on 2.4 million ha or 53% of the forecast (4.5 million ha).
In addition, sugar beets were planted on 302 thousand ha or 103% of the forecast (293 thousand ha).
Sunflower sown on an area of 3.1 million ha or 57% (5.4 million ha).
Soy was planted on an area of 466 thousand ha or 24% of the forecast (1.9 million ha).