Ukrainian farmers are provided with fertilizers 100% – agriculture Ministry

Украинские аграрии обеспечены удобрениями на 100% - Минагрополитики

As of today, April 8, agrarians of all regions of Ukraine is fully provided with fertilizers for spring field works. About it reported in a press-service of the Ministry of agriculture.

“Given the carryover of the previous year, agricultural enterprises contracted and purchased 1.04 million tons of nutrients of mineral fertilizers, that is 100% to previous needs” – according to the Ministry.

Currently, the ongoing sowing of early spring grain and leguminous crops, conducted on an area of 1.9 million hectares or 82% of the forecast. In particular, sown:

– barley – 1.3 mln ha (86%); wheat – 131 thousand hectares (79%); – oat – 132 thousand ha (68%); peas – 262 thousand hectares (77%).

Sowing of sugar beet is conducted on the area of 130 thousand hectares (53%) and sunflower, which was sown on the area of 262 Hectares (5%).

In addition, fertilizing of winter crops for grain held on the area of 7,4 million ha or 98% of the forecast, which fueled:

– winter wheat – 6.3 mln ha, or 98%; – winter rye – 111 thousand hectares or 97%; – winter barley – 990 thousand hectares, or 98%. Winter rape fueled on an area of 1.3 million hectares, or 98%.

Also, today, April 8, in the agriculture Ministry told as to subsidize the purchase of grain.