As for the regional distribution of winter grain areas, most oblasts-producers of Ukraine demonstrated the downward trend in crops planted areas for the harvest-2020.
In particular, Kyiv oblast reached the maximum reduction in the planted areas under winter wheat — down 39% compared with the previous season. Also, in Sumy oblast the planted areas decreased by 18%, in Zaporizhia oblast — down 12%, and in Vinnytsia oblast — down 10%. In 2019, the reporting four oblasts covered 22% of the general production of winter wheat in Ukraine, specified APK-Inform analysts.
Thus, the general planted areas under winter wheat for the harvest-2020 decreased by 8%, compared with the figures for the harvest-2019, while winter barley areas — down 9%. At the same time, the planted areas under winter rye demonstrated some upward trend compared with the last year figures.
You can read more detailed information about the autumn planting campaign, in the topic "Preliminary results of the planting campaign in Ukraine" in the weekly issue Agrimarket Weekly #50 dd. December 23, 2019.