Ukraine Planting Slow
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:22 AM CDT

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Heavy rains have slowed Ukraine's winter grains planting for the 2014 harvest, the agriculture ministry said Tuesday.

The ministry said Ukraine planted winter grains on 5.99 million hectares to Oct. 14, which is 73% of the planned total area. Winter wheat was planted on 5.097 million hectares or 76% of the planned total winter wheat planted area. Winter barley was planted on 676,800 hectares or 56% of the planned total area. Winter rye was planted on 216,200 hectares or 72% of the planned total winter rye planted area.

The ministry said by the same date last ...

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