Record Harvest from Record Lending

Record Harvest from Record Lending

Ukrainian farmers harvested a record 106 million tons of grains, beans and oilseeds this year. The top crop – corn – was up 11% over last year and hit 40 million tons. Wheat jumped by 29% to 32.4 million tons. And sunflower seeds were up 34%, to 16.3 million tons. “This is the absolute maximum in the entire history […]

Farming: Ukraine’s Most Profitable Sector

Farming: Ukraine’s Most Profitable Sector

 Farming was the most profitable economic activity in Ukraine last year, netting $3 billion, reports the National Scientific Center Institute of Agrarian Economics. Of the nation’s farms, 83% made money, and 17% lost money. In 2019, a year of record grain harvests, profits were 13% higher — $3.4 billion. This year, with the grain harvest expected […]

Farmers bring in record wheat harvest

Farmers bring in record wheat harvest

 “Phenomenal yields” are pushing Ukraine’s wheat harvest to an all time record this summer, the Canada-based Western Producer news site reports in an article headlined: “Ukraine shines as Black Sea wheat takes hit.” Russia’s harvest may drop 4% to 82 million tons and Kazakhstan production is to fall to 12 million tons. In contrast, Grain Trade […]

Record Harvest, Farmland Sales, Bond Sales Jump 39%

Record Harvest, Farmland Sales, Bond Sales Jump 39%

By James Brooke 🔵Well-timed rains are pushing this year’s harvest to a record 100 million tons of grains, oilseeds and beans. Twenty years ago, the combined harvest was 9.5 million tons. 🔵 The start of a limited farmland market on July 1 should boost Ukrainian harvest yields, Bloomberg reports in a story: Ukraine will introduce long-awaited land reforms next […]