Review of the agrometeorological situation of May 24, 2019
Deficit of precipitations and fluctuations of temperature slow the accumulation of herbs vegetative mass this spring. After past rains in May which fulfilled content of soil moisture and warm weather, agrometeorological conditions for herbage formation ameliorated.
Sum of the effective temperatures higher +5°С that was accumulated since the beginning of vegetative period was lower than last year. However, accumulated effective heat throughout the country is sufficient for the beginning of heading stage of early-ripening grass, emergence of inflorescence is observed on lucerns reflecting optimal maturity for the beginning of first growth of this grass. Stem growth continues on clovers. Because of agrometeorological conditions, grass height is less than last year on most of the territory according to the data received on May, 20.
In the coming days, expected rains will be favourable for grass growing. However, they may worsen conditions for silage making that started in certain areas.