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Ukraine: In the Donetsk region, 214 thousand hectares will be sown with spring crops

Sunflower Seed
Nuts & Seeds
Published Apr 21, 2024

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Farmers in the Donetsk region are embarking on an ambitious agricultural plan despite the challenges posed by the ongoing conflict in the area. This season, they aim to sow 214,000 hectares of spring crops and 337,000 hectares of winter crops, starting at the end of March with crops like sunflower and corn. Despite facing significant obstacles such as the inability to secure loans and damage to storage facilities due to shelling by the Russian army, local agricultural enterprises, including Anatoliy Poliatkovy's in the Illiniv community, are moving forward with their planting plans across 1,600 hectares. This initiative, as highlighted by Olena Rybakova of the Donetsk Regional Administration, demonstrates the resilience and determination of the region's farmers.
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Farmers in the Donetsk region plan to sow 214,000 hectares of spring crops this spring, along with 337,000 winter crops, Olena Rybakova, deputy director of the Department of Agro-Industrial Development and Land Relations of the Donetsk Regional Administration, told Sospilny. Sowing began at the end of March. Currently, farmers have started sowing sunflower and corn. The head of one of the agricultural enterprises of the Illiniv community, Anatoliy Poliatkovy, says: they plan to sow 80 hectares of millet, 700 hectares of sunflower and 100 hectares of corn. "In total, we will sow 1,600 hectares that belong to us. The farm is fully operational, although it is located in the front-line zone," says Poliatkovy. According ...
Source: Agravery
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