March 18, 2013
Ukraine plants spring grain crops throughout 454,000 hectares
Ukraine agrarians planted early grains and pulses throughout the areas of 454,000 hectares as of March 15, 2013, or 15% of the forecast.
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine reported that the planted areas of barley totalled 369,800 hectares, wheat - 2,300 hectares, oats - 16,400 hectares, peas - 59,800 hectares.
To date, agrarians provide the planting campaign of spring grains in Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Zaporozhye, Nikolayev, Odessa and Kherson oblasts and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.