Ukraine planted soybeans throughout 1.4 mln ha — Ministry of Agrarian Policy


As of May 24, Ukrainian agricultural enterprises planted soybeans throughout the areas of 1.4 mln ha, or 75% of the forecast, declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

At the same time, as of the reporting date agrarians planted spring grains and pulses throughout 6.8 mln ha, or 94% of the plan.

In particular, the planted areas under corn reached 4.5 mln ha (96%). Also, agrarians planted buckwheat throughout 33 thsd ha (34%), and millet — 47 thsd ha (82%).

In addition, agrarians continued planting oilseed crops. Ukraine planted sunflower seed throughout 5.4 mln ha (95%).

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