- EU in week ended March 17 granted licences to export 42 KMT of barley, bringing the total this season to 6.537 MMT vs. 5.063 MMT a year ago

- Ukraine's Ag Min said farmers planted 603,000 hectares of spring grains through March 23, or 25% of the planned total planted area vs. 1,423,000 hectares a year ago