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Ukraine 2019 spring grain sowing 90 pct complete

KIEV, April 15 (Reuters) - Ukrainian farmers have so far sown 2.04 million hectares of spring grain crops for the 2019 harvest, or 90 percent of the expected area, the agriculture ministry said on Monday. The ministry has said Ukraine's 2019 early spring grain sowing area is likely to total 2.284 million hectares and include 175,000 hectares of spring wheat, 1.571 million hectares of spring barley and 347,000 hectares of peas. UKRAINE 2019 SPRING GRAIN SOWING DETAILS Commodity Sown (hectares) Percentage of forecast total area Spring wheat 148,000 89 Spring barley 1,455,000 93 Peas 277,000 82 Oats 159,000 81 TOTAL GRAIN 2,040,000 90 (Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)

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