Belarus started the planting campaign of millet




All oblasts of Belarus started planting millet. As of May 8, farmers already planted the grain throughout the areas of 3.4 thsd ha from the plan of 8.2 thsd ha, declared the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.

In addition, Belarus has already planted early grains and pulses (without corn, buckwheat and millet) throughout 822.4 thsd ha, or 95.5% of the plan.

As of the reporting date, Belarusian farmers planted buckwheat throughout 3.5 thsd ha (15.2% of the plan), pulses — 158.5 thsd ha (88.2%), spring rapeseed — 48.6 thsd ha (93.1%), and sugar beet — 86.5 thsd ha (101.1%).

Totally, the planting campaign of spring crops was completed throughout 2.193 mln ha (85.6% of the planned 2.561 mln ha).