• Electricity outages will not affect the cost of products 

    Power outages will not significantly affect the cost of food in Ukraine and will not provoke a shortage of them. This was said by the first Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Taras Vysotsky, writes the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy.

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  • Ukraine remains a reliable guarantor of global food security

    Despite the seizure of a large number of agricultural lands, the destruction of crops and agricultural equipment by the enemy, the withdrawal of some from circulation due to their mines and damage by explosive objects - Ukraine continues to provide the world with food.

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  • The first projects of the «Program for rebuilding Ukraine» are determined

    They will be financed at the expense of the European Investment Bank within the framework of the Program for Reconstruction of Ukraine. At the first stage 83 projects worth 4.7 billion UAH were selected to be implemented in 10 regions of Ukraine.

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  • EU study on ASF contamination through feed

    African swine fever (ASF) is sometimes very persistent in the environment, so the suspicion is that the disease could be transmitted to farm pigs through feed, water and bedding. This was a theoretical assumption, so researchers confirmed it scientifically.

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  • UAH 1 billion went to Ukrainian budget from small-scale privatization

    Since August 19, when the process of small-scale privatization was resumed, the State Property Fund has held more than 120 auctions on Prozorro. The total amount of winning auctions is 1.8 billion hryvnias. Of these, 1 billion has already entered the Ukrainian budget. This is reported in the Ministry of Economy.

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  • Reducing the sowing of winter crops could affect exports, but not the domestic market — Taras Vysotsky

    Power outages will not affect the cost of food and will not cause shortages. This was stated by the First Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Taras Vysotsky during the broadcast of the All-Ukrainian marathon «Unified News». He stressed that for the basic food basket the blackout does not entail physical threats.

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  • Large-scale simplified lending is necessary to support the Ukrainian agricultural sector, — Solsky

    The main problem of the domestic agricultural sector is the minimum liquidity of agricultural products. The sale price of grain is quite low, and logistics have become much more expensive, so agrarians suffer significant losses. All these are the consequences caused by the military invasion. The Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Mykola Solsky told about it in his speech at the round table «The urgent needs of Ukrainian agricultural sector for sustainability and recovery».

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  • Deferments from military service are prolonged

    The term for which the period of validity of draft deferments during mobilization, provided to the persons liable for military service by respective decisions of the Ministry of Economy and Economy, according to the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from 03.03.2022 ¹ 194 "Some issues of reservation of persons liable for military service under the legal regime of martial law" is prolonged from one to two months.

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  • Pork imports quadrupled in November

    Imports of pork in November amounted to 1.16 thousand tons, which is 3.8 times less than the external supply of such products in October. Such results of foreign trade in the last month of autumn sounded in the analytical department of the Association "Pig Breeders of Ukraine" with reference to customs statistics.

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  • Reproductive disorders in sows: causes and signs in the fresh "Profitable Pig Production" magazine

    Reproductive disorders are a major challenge for veterinarians. This is due to the difficulty in identifying their causes, given the wide range of infectious factors that can affect the productivity of a breeding herd. Read what to look for when reproductive performance declines and how to diagnose and control diseases that cause reproductive disorders in the latest issue of Profitable Pig Breeding: Military Digest #72, December 2022.

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  • World cereal prices down in November

    International prices of wheat, maize, and sorghum declined in November while barley and rice prices moved up, according to the FAO price index

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  • The Canadian government has successfully floated $500 million in bonds to support Ukraine

    Ukraine Sovereignty Bond is a financial instrument issued by Canada for free placement among investors, the proceeds of which will go to Ukraine in the form of loans through the IMF.

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  • International pig meat prices rose slightly in November

    International pig meat prices rose on a surge in demand ahead of the upcoming holiday period and the impact of currency movements.

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  • How to respond when products are suspected to be contaminated during a marketplace vet examination

    This is one aspect of the «Ensuring Animal Health in Ukraine» project, which the Association of Ukranian Pig Breeders is implementing with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Leading domestic experts in cooperation with specialists of the competent authority will teach best practices and work algorithms.

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  • Which controller for climate control in pig farming is convenient to use?

    The DOL 634 series of controllers is designed on a modular basis, which means it can easily be adapted to the individual needs of the grower.

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  • Czech Republic detects 1st African swine fever case in 5 yrs

    The Czech Republic confirmed its first case of African swine fever for the first time in almost five years and veterinarians were taking measures to prevent its spread, the Czech Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday.

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  • From 2023 Ukraine will get affiliated member status in CEN-CENELEC

    Thus, the implementation of the Agreement on access of Ukrainian goods to the EU market (ACAA) is accelerated.

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  • FAO and Ministry of Agrarian Policy will provide farmers with equipment for loading grain sleeves

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) together with the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food are implementing a program to provide farmers with temporary grain storage equipment (grain sleeves). Thanks to the support of the governments of Canada, Japan, and Minderoo Foundation, Ukrainian farmers will receive more than 30,000 grain sleeves with a capacity of 200 tons, which covers 30% of the national deficit of granaries.

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  • Germany lacks veterinarians in agriculture

    There is currently a shortage of veterinarians in Germany. Of the approximately 22,000 veterinarians currently practicing in Germany (including around 12,000 practice owners and 10,000 salaried veterinarians), only around 3,500 are still treating farm animals. 

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