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14 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine Increases Agricultural Export
UKRAINE - In 2012, Ukrainian agricultural export increased by nearly 40 per cent, reaching USD 17 billion, according to the Ukrainian Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Mykola Prysyazhnyuk....
13 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine No Action on Ukraine Wheat Export Threat
UKRAINE - During the July-October 2012 period, Ukraine exported about four million metric tons of wheat, almost 2.7 million metric tons of corn and a mere 1.5 million metric tons of barley....
02 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine APK-INVEST Sees Production and Sales Soar
UKRAINE - Ukrainian integrated pig meat processor APK Invest has seen revenue from sales in the third quarter of the year increase by 60 per cent compared to the same quarter last year....
23 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine Could Ban Wheat Exports
UKRAINE - There is growing concern that due to drought conditions, Ukraine could ban wheat exports from the middle of November 2012....
30 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine MHP Sees Income Soar
UKRAINE - Mironovskiy Hleboproduct SA (MHP S.A.), one of the leading agro-industrial companies in Ukraine, focusing on the production of poultry and the cultivation of grain, has reported a 24...
06 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Hot and Dry in the South and East Ukraine, Over Wet Soils in West
UKRAINE - Hot and dry conditions in the southern and eastern oblasts shorten the winter crop cycle, which can reduce the yield and lower the grain quality. Maize started promisingly with high...
03 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine Corn Exports on the Rise
UKRAINE - Ukraine's corn exports for the October-September marketing year as reported by the State Customs Committee of the Ukraine are on the rise, reports the US Grains Council. ...
14 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Autumn Drought Affects Ukraine Wheat Forecast
UKRAINE - USDA forecasts Ukraine wheat production for 2012/13 at 13.0 million tons, down 9.1 million tons or 41 per cent from last year. The decrease is attributed chiefly to severe fall drought...
10 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine Corn to Reach Record High, Wheat, Barley to Decrease
UKRAINE - Marketing Year 2012/13 may well be called the year of corn in Ukraine. This crop has been gaining popularity in the country in the last several years and is now expected to produce...
29 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Excess Ukrainian Sugar Available for Biofuel Use
UKRAINE - Restrictions on export of Ukrainian sugar to the Customs Union countries and an increase in the production of sugar beets last year triggered an excess of these products, but Agricultural...
24 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Corn Exports From Ukraine to Climb, Boosting Global Supply
UKRAINE - Ukraine is expected to increase corn exports by 20 per cent as bumper harvests boost stockpiles....
06 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine EU Sanctions on Iran Slash Ukraine Maize Exports
UKRAINE - Maize exports from Ukraine to Iran dropped by 40 per cent last month after strict sanctions by the EU caused delayed payments from Iranian buyers....
31 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Ukraine World's Largest Sugar Producer Will Grow Beet in Ukraine
UKRAINE - British company ED&F Man Holdings, and the Continental Farmers Group, which rents 21,000 ha of land in Lviv region (Ukraine's west), have agreed on creation of a joint stock enterprise...
22 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Winter Wheat Plantings Down 2.2 Per Cent
UKRAINE - The 2011/12 season has seen Ukraine reap an exceptional grains harvest, which will have knock-on effects throughout the agricultural sector. While definitive figures for the year are...
14 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine Increases Farm Product Exports in 2011 by 30 Per Cent
UKRAINE - Ukraine has increased exports of agricultural products in 2011 by 30 per cent, Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food Mykola Prysiazhniuk said this week....
09 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukrainian Agrarians Abandon Sowing Barley In Favor of Maize
UKRAINE - According to data received by APK-Inform Agency during realizing of polling of agricultural producers, to date Ukraine faces the situation when many agricultural producers abandon sowing...
08 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine to Increase Share of Maize and Soybean Sowing Areas
UKRAINE - The share of maize and soybean sowing areas in crop rotation of Ukraine will increase, declared Sergei Kvasha, Director of the Department of economic development and agrarian market...
11 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine US Face Export Competition from Ukraine
UKRAINE - U.S. exports are likely to face strong competition from Ukrainian corn and feed wheat exports, reported Cary Sifferath, USGC regional director. ...
06 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukrainian Farmers Protest Government’s Grain Export
UKRAINE - Over 1,000 farmers rallied on Oct. 4 outside the government and parliament buildings in Kyiv, protesting against state agrarian policy that they say is impoverishing them and could...
28 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine, EU Agree to Increase Grain Export Quotas
UKRAINE & EU - Ukraine and the European Commission decided during the latest round of talks to increase Ukrainian grain export quotas from 20,000 tonnes to two million tonnes when the agreements...
09 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Pioneer To Construct Logistics Facility in Ukraine
UKRAINE - Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, announced yesterday at a press conference in Kiev, a $10 MM (US) investment in a logistics facility at Stasi, Dykanka region, Poltava oblast, Ukraine....
19 August 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Lack of Modern Grain Drying Facilities Risks Harvest
UKRAINE - This year's Ukraine maize production is expected to total at least 17-18 million tonnes, but the lack of modern facilities for grain drying creates the risk of harvest losses, said...
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Foreign Exchange Rates Hamper MHP's Results
UKRAINE - MHP has reported an increase of 25 per cent in revenue for the half-year, although the results were impacted by foreign exchange losses. ...
25 July 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine Crop Size Forecast Higher
UKRAINE - Ukraine's Farm Minister has today forecast the size of the 2011 grain crop to be higher than previously thought. ...
11 July 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ag Minister: Late Crops Grow Due to Rains
UKRAINE - The share of coarse grain in this year's grain yield may grow compared to the previously forecasted level because of heavy rains, according to Agrarian Policy and Food Minister Mykola...
04 July 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine's Rain Decreases Wheat 5 to 10 Per Cent
UKRAINE - To date, the continuing rains in Ukraine caused damages to sowing areas of winter and spring wheat, reported Tatyana Adamenko, Head of agricultural department the HydroMeteorological...
06 June 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukrainian Export Restrictions Lifted
UKRAINE - A Ukrainian government resolution, published today, confirms the lifting of all grain export restrictions put in place following the poor harvest of 2010 with crop prospects looking...
03 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine Plans for Return of World Grain Market
UKRAINE - Ukraine has ambitious plans for the complete return on the world grain market, and is ready to more essential export grain volumes compared to the last season. ...
19 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine MHP Reports Good Condition for Winter Crops
UKRAINE - In its pre-close trading update for the first quarter ended 31 March, MHP reports its winter crops in good condition and spring sowing on scedule. ...
11 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine Export Restrictions Sow Uncertainty
UKRAINE - Like Russia, Ukraine imposed restrictions on grain exports last year and has now extended its export quota system at least through the end of June. ...

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