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Ukraine Winter Grain Seen Emerging on 96% of Planted Area

January 02, 2013

Ukraine’s winter grains emerged on 96 percent of the planted area after more crops sprouted in southern regions in late December, according to UkrAgroConsult.

Winter grains emerged on 7.78 million hectares (19.2 million acres), the Kiev-based researcher said today in an e- mailed note. About 62 percent of emerged crops were in good condition and almost 30 percent were deemed to be in a satisfactory state, the researcher said.

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