Ukrainian farmers ‘headache’ to harvest wheat

Ukrainian farmers 'headache' to harvest wheat

Farmers collect hay in a field next to the village of Rai-Oleksandrivka, Ukraine, July 1 – Photo: AFP Standing in a vast wheat field in southeastern Ukraine, Sergiy Lyubarsky wondered how to harvest his crops. The lack of fuel to …

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Russian farmers find ways to adapt to Western sanctions

Russian farmers find ways to adapt to Western sanctions

Unable to sell grain from his farm to Europe because of Western sanctions, Yevgeny Shifanov turned to the domestic market. Shifanov, 42, said he is turning to former Soviet Union countries such as Belarus and domestic customers. “We are now …

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Ukrainian farmers face the end of the road

Ukrainian farmers face the end of the road

Nadiia Ivanova is about to have to harvest the crop, but there are still 2,000 tons of grain from the previous crop in stock, while all costs have skyrocketed. “We planted this year’s crop a lot later, because we needed …

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