December 6, 2011

 

Ukrainian corn sowing areas to increase

 

 

Ukraine's corn sowing areas will increase by 440 thousand hectares to four million hectares, according to Alexander Demidov, a representative from the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food.

 

According to him, agrarians will review the structure of the spring crop sowing areas in 2012. In the current year Ukraine increased sowing areas of corn by 600 thousand ha, to 3.6 million ha. Next year the index will be over four million ha, said Demidov.

 

Also, he said, agrarians will increase sowing areas of spring barley, wheat and groats.