Ukraine planted spring grains and pulses throughout 6.7 mln ha — Ministry of Agrarian Policy

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As of May 22, Ukrainian agricultural enterprises planted spring grains and pulses throughout the areas of 6.7 mln ha, or 93% of the forecast, declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

In particular, the planted areas under corn reached 4.4 mln ha, or 95% of the plan. Also, agrarians planted buckwheat throughout 28 thsd ha (29%), and millet — 43 thsd ha (75%).

In addition, agrarians continued planting oilseed crops. As of the reporting date, Ukraine planted sunflower seed throughout 5.3 mln ha (93%), as well as soybeans — 1.3 mln ha (71%).

At the same time, Ukraine planted sugar beet throughout 220 thsd ha (90%).