December 13, 2004



Ukraine Planted 2004 Winter Grains On 7.6 Million Ha


Ukraine planted winter grains this year on 7.6 million hectares, compared with 6.7 million ha in 2003, according to data released Friday by the state statistics committee.


Winter wheat, including triticale, was planted on 6.314 million ha, compared with 5.515 million ha in 2003.


Winter rye was planted on 779,400 ha, compared with 661,400 ha in 2003.


Winter barley was planted on 555,800 ha, compared with 477,700 ha in 2003.