Farmers sowed the first million hectares of corn!
As of the beginning of May, 2.32 million hectares of grain and leguminous crops were sown by all categories of farms. Of them, 1 million hectares of corn are already planted, or 32% of the forecast. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy.
In particular, on May 4, sown:
🌾 spring wheat – 235.9 thousand ha;
🌾 spring barley – 712.1 thousand ha;
🍃 peas – 128.6 thousand hectares;
🌿oats – 132.2 thousand hectares;
🌽corn — 1059 thousand ha;
🌿buckwheat — 3.1 thousand ha;
🌿 millet – 8.4 thousand ha;
☘️ other cereals and legumes – 40.9 thousand ha.
In the past week, a total of 952.4 thousand hectares of grain and leguminous crops were sown, the agricultural producers of Kirovohrad Oblast are among the leaders – 129 thousand hectares.
Farmers of 14 oblasts are sowing sugar beets, 179.2 thousand hectares have been sown.
Sunflower 🌻 is sown by agrarians of all regions, 1.48 million hectares were sown, the largest in Poltava Oblast — 235.9 thousand hectares.
Also, 19 oblasts are sowing soybeans, 173.6 thousand hectares have been sown.
We continue to work for victory💙💛