Ukraine as of April 4 had planted 1.7 million hectares, or 75% of the plan (2.3 million hectares) with early spring grain and leguminous crops.
According to a report on the website of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, as of April 4 farmers had sowed 77% of early spring barley (1.2 million hectares), 71% of wheat (118,000 hectares), 57% of oats (112,000 hectares), and 73% of peas (247,000 hectares).
In addition, 31% of sugar beets (76,000 hectares) and 2% of sunflower (123,000 hectares) were sown.
According to the ministry, winter crops were fed on 97% of the area.
As reported, the projected area for all spring grain and leguminous crops for 2019 is 7.2 million hectares.