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Ukraine Harvests Could be Cut in Half

Ukrainian farmers say planting progress is hampered by field mines, lack of fuel and fertilizers


Harvests of some of Ukraine’s most important crops could be cut in half this year, threatening its position as a major exporter and exacerbating already tight global supplies, reports BloombergQuint.

Russia’s invasion is happening at a crucial time for crops. Ukrainian farmers have just started planting corn and sunflowers, but progress is hampered by field mines and a lack of fuel and fertilizers.

For wheat that was sown months before the war, a chunk of the area is occupied by troops.

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