MHP: Results of Sowing Campaign
17 May, MHP hold the press conference with the first deputy chairman, Yuriy Melnyk, who summed up the results of sowing campaign 2011-2012.
Despite difficult weather conditions the sowing campaign was successful. The Company is preparing for harvesting and expects to get yield at the level of the last year - 1.5 million tons of grain and oilseeds (2011: 1.7 million tons).
Winter crops, sowed on the total area of 66 thousand hectares, over-wintered successfully, only 6% (less than 4 hectares) were resowed. Spring crops in 2012 were sown at about 185 thousand hectares, which is 7% more than last year (2011: 173 thousand hectares). In general, MHP cultivates about 250 thousand hectares in grain growing operations and around 30,000 hectares of land in other agricultural operations.