Ukraine Rapeseed Latest

Winter rapeseed crops in Ukraine have suffered pretty badly at the hands of the harsh weather this season, according to the Ag Ministry.

They say that 13.2% of the crop has been killed off completely, with an additional 27% in weak/thinned condition. An estimated 18.3% of the winter crop will be resown with spring seed, they say.

An estimated 8% of winter grains still remain under ice, despite temperatures having warmed significantly in the past week, they add.