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Sunflower seeds: sowing makes good progress

April 14, 2021 2:53 PM, Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/MOSCOW. Bulgarian sunflower seed farmers are pushing ahead with sowing for the coming crop. Meanwhile, work has also started in the fields in Russia.

Weather remains a disruptive factor

According to market players, Bulgarian farmers struggled with rain and snowfall on and off at the beginning of last week, otherwise the weather was sunny but with cool temperatures. Nevertheless, sowing seems to be progressing well, and a temperature increase appropriate for this time of year could also increase the pace of work. At present, the acreage is expected to be similar to last year. Price indications for bakery kernels from the coming crop are currently at EUR 0.89-0.95 EU/kg DDP Germany. At the same

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