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UKRAINE UKRAINE SOWS WINTER CROPS ON 98% OF AREAS

Ukrainian agricultural producers as of December 7 had sowed main winter crops on an area of 8.06 million hectares (98% of the forecast of 8.2 million hectares), while 79,300 hectares were sown in a week.
According to a report on the website of the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture, in particular the area under wheat was 6.1 million hectares (100% of the forecast), barley – 954,700 hectares (101%), rye – 125,200 hectares (94%), and rapeseeds – 881,100 hectares (87%).
According to the State Statistics Service, the area sown with winter crops for the harvest in 2020 amounted to 8.9 million hectares, which is 0.2% more than the area for the harvest in 2019.
Winter wheat was sown on 6.4 million hectares (0.6% less than for the 2019 harvest), winter barley – one million hectares (3.9% more), rye – 135,000 hectares (16.7% more) and rapeseeds – 1.3 million hectares (0.3% more).

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UKRAINE SOWS 91% OF FORECASTED WINTER CROPS

As of November 2, Ukrainian agricultural producers sowed the main winter crops on an area of 7.5 million hectares (91% of the forecast of 8.2 million hectares), 371,000 hectares were sown in a week.
According to a report on the website of the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture on Tuesday, the following crops were sown: wheat – 5.65 million hectares (92% of the forecast), barley – 867,000 hectares (92%), rye – 118,800 hectares (89%), rapeseed – 862,600 hectares (85%).
According to the State Statistics Service, the sown area of winter crops for the harvest in 2020 amounted to 8.9 million hectares, which is 0.2% more than the area for the harvest in 2019.
Winter wheat was sown on 6.4 million hectares (0.6% less than in 2019), winter barley – 1 million hectares (+ 3.9%), rye – 135,000 hectares (+ 16.7%) and rapeseed – 1.3 million hectares (+ 0.3%).

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