As a result of the favorable weather conditions prevailing in Ukraine during this winter, the state of winter cereals by February 21, 2019 is rated as the best in the last five years. Winter grain shoots were obtained on 99.2% of the planned areas, informs UkrAgroConsult.
Ukraine continues the spring feeding of winter cereals. By February 25, 2019, winter wheat was fertilized by 30% (1,915.7 thousand hectares) of planned areas, rye – by 7% (8.4 thousand hectares) and barley – by 40% (398.5 thousand hectares ).
In total, for the reporting date, winter cereals were supplemented by 31% (2,322.5 thousand hectares) of the planned areas as compared with 15% as of 01.03.2018.
As of February 21, winter rape has been fed on an area of 651.2 thousand hectares, which is 50% of the forecast amount of work.