As of June 10 Ukraine had planted 7.3mha of spring grains and pulses, up on the previous year when they had achieved 6.9mha.
This includes 2.2mha of spring cereals (169kha wheat; 1.8mha barley; 213kha oats) and 4.4mha corn. In addition to the above farmers planted 5.5mha of sunflower (up 15% on 2015) and 1.86mha of soya.
Meanwhile as of 21 June Russia had planted 51mha of spring crops, down slightly on 51.8mha in 2015.
This includes 13.6mha of wheat, 7.8mha barley and 2.8mha of corn. In addition to the above farmers planted 7.0mha of sunflowers and 2.0mha of soya.