Belarusian farms have finished grain sowing campaign, informed main department of plant growing Ministry of Agriculture and Food. The total sowing area is 1.125 mln ha (102% from planned).
According to Ministry of Agriculture and Food sowing campaign was made in optimal terms at the high level.
Area under spring wheat totals 163.000 ha (100.8% from the planned index), triticale - 16.000 ha (95%), barley - 618.000 ha (105%).
Sowing campaign of spring rapeseeds is taking place to date, area totals 24.000 ha (56.5% from plan). Belarusian farms have started to sow heat-loving crops, including maize. On the whole, spring crops, including rapeseed, sugar-beet were sowed on 1.4 mln ha area (60%). They continue the second additional fertilizing of winter crops.