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Millet: 47% slump in sowing in Ukraine

June 2, 2022 8:30 AM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING/KYIV. Although sowing is underway in Urkaine, acreage will range much lower for millet. Sowing has also declined in China. Suppliers will, nevertheless, do their best to sell their stocks.

Sharp decline in sowing

Traders report that production prospects are far from encouraging in Ukraine and in China. Although farmers in Ukraine have managed to sow 41,300 ha with millet so far despite the war, this is a far cry from the total area of 78,100 ha sown in 2021. Yields are also set to decline and it is unclear at present which volumes will be available.

The area planted will also range around 30% lower than last year in China accoding to Zhouchuang Information. Farmers have already completed sowing in Shanxi and soil moisture is deemed good. Much,

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