Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Autumn planting nearly finished

The autumn planting season is nearing completion with reports that crops in some areas of eastern Russia are struggling in dry conditions.

Ukraine has planted 7.1mha of winter grains (94%) which is made up of 6.1mha of wheat and triticale, 845kha barley and 165kha rye.

Russian has planted 16.2mha of winter grains (98%), I’m still waiting for a breakdown of crops.

Meanwhile Kyrgyzstan has planted 54kha of winter grains (28%) including 50.6kha of wheat and 3.5kha of barley.