The sowing campaign started in 11 regions of Ukraine

The sowing campaign started in 11 regions of Ukraine

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As of March 23, the projected sown areas of the main spring crops for the 2022 harvest are 5,990,000 hectares in 11 regions of Ukraine.

This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

«As of March 23, the projected sown areas of the main spring crops for the 2022 harvest in the territory controlled by Ukraine are 5,990 thousand hectares, which is 1,689 thousand hectares less than last year (7,679 thousand hectares)“, – it is said in the message.

As of March 23, all categories of farms have already sown:

  • 22.5 thousand hectares of spring wheat (the forecast for 2022 was 157.4 thousand hectares),
  • 74.8 thousand hectares of spring barley (forecast – 1036.5 thousand hectares),
  • 1.6 thousand hectares of spring rape (forecast – 23.9 thousand hectares),
  • 15.2 thousand hectares of oats (forecast – 134.0 thousand hectares),
  • 21.1 thousand hectares of peas (forecast – 172.2 thousand hectares).
  • 3.3 thousand hectares of sugar beets (forecast – 201.9 thousand hectares),
  • 2.2 thousand hectares of sunflower (forecast – 4811.0 thousand hectares)
  • 2 thousand hectares of soybeans (forecast for the current year – 1041.4 thousand hectares).

Currently, the first fertilization of winter crops with nitrogen fertilizers and care of crops is underway in agricultural enterprises.

We will remind, earlier reported that sowing in Ukraine will be carried out in all regions where direct hostilities aren’t conducted. Despite the war, Ukraine will be able to address food security this year.

Fuente: Slovoidilo.ua

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