As of September 26, winter crops had been sown at 2158 thousand ha, or 29% of the forecast area (7374 thousand ha).
This included 2024 thousand ha of winter wheat and triticale (33% from the planned 6198 thousand ha), 79 thousand ha of rye (54% of 147 thousand ha), 55 thousand ha of barley (5% of 1028 thousand ha). Sowing campaign lags behind the last year pace. As of September 28, 2015 3004 thousand ha had been sown with winter crops. Ukraine continues grain harvesting. (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)