According to the First Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy Boris Supikhanov, the Ukrainian farmers have already finished the sowing campaign of winter crops, according to APK-Inform.

According to him, they sowed 7.6 mln ha under winter crops (except rapeseeds), and 1.3 mln ha under winter rapeseeds.

Reference: Last year the sowing area under winter crops for 2007 totaled 6.9 mln ha. At that the sowing area under winter wheat totaled about 5.8 mln ha, rye - about 400.000 ha, barley - about 530.000 ha.