• Ukraine will develop logistics on the borders with the EU

    This is reported by the press service of the Ministry of Development of communities, territories and infrastructure of Ukraine. We are talking about opening new and increasing the capacity of existing border crossings with the EU, as well as the construction of roads, bridges and railroads, which play a critical role for Ukrainian exports.

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  • Grants will help build 20 hectares of greenhouses

    The government has approved grant applications for 20 hectares of greenhouses, for 70 million UAH. This was told by the first Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Taras Vysotsky on the air of the national marathon "Unified News", reports the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers.

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  • European Commission to prolong by one year the cancellation of duties for Ukraine

    The European Commission will offer member states to extend by one year the temporary cancellation of European Union duties on Ukrainian goods.

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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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  • Belgium: Sharp decrease in pig slaughter

    In December there was a sharp decrease in the number of pigs slaughtered with pig inventory decreasing less rapidly.

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  • The government replaced the head of the State Consumer Service

    The Cabinet has appointed deputy head of the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection Olga Shevchenko as acting head of the service. Such personnel decisions were made at a meeting on February 1, the government press service reports.

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  • Ukraine resumes pre-war taxation system

    The Ukrainian government has approved amendments to the tax legislation aimed at restoring the pre-war taxation system. In this case, the adopted draft law does not seek to increase taxes and does not introduce new tax rates, the press service of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine reported on February 1.

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  • EU has no plans to restrict imports from Ukraine, despite farmers' complaints

    The European Union is not considering the option of introducing previously cancelled duties on Ukrainian agricultural products, despite the negative impact on farmers in some countries. This was stated by European Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski.

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  • USDA raises global pork production forecast

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) raised its 2023 global pork production forecast by 3 percent, from 110.98 million tons to 114.09 million tons.

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  • National study of the risks of spreading swine disease in war: biosecurity tips

    Based on the results of another biosecurity audit conducted as part of the Animal Health in Ukraine project in cooperation between the Association of Ukranian Pig Breeders and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), we share a few recommendations that businesses should pay attention to.

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  • Dozens of agricultural producers have already been added to the critical infrastructure list

    How the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine contributes to the support of agricultural enterprises in ensuring their uninterrupted operation in conditions of fan outages, said in a live broadcast of the national marathon "Unified News" first deputy minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine Taras Vysotsky. He noted that the complex of these measures should help the agricultural sector to pass through the energy crisis.

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  • Ukraine in a year opened 12 new markets for agro-export

    In 2022, Ukraine opened 12 new markets for products of the livestock sector and received 22 international veterinary certificates for the export of products of Ukrainian agricultural companies. This is reported by Gosprodpotrebbsluzhba.

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  • The Cabinet has changed the order of reservation of employees during mobilization

    The Cabinet of Ministers has published a new procedure for reservation of persons liable for military service, which provides deferment from mobilization for 50% or more of civil servants and employees of enterprises important for the country.

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  • Statistics on blocked invoices

    Previously, the blocking rate was 0.6−0.8% of all invoices.

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  • The average selling price of a hectare of agricultural land has risen to 40 thousand UAH

    From February 24 to date, 43,181 agreements on the land market have been concluded. Deals cover an area of 80,051 hectares.

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  • China's pork production increased over 4% in 2022

    China produced 55.41 million tons of pork in 2022.

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  • Because of the war the area under crops in Ukraine has decreased by about 25%

    Because of russia's full-scale war against Ukraine, the agrarian sector has suffered enormous losses. This is a decrease in cultivated areas, reduced production, falling exports, expensive logistics and so on. All these factors and weather conditions will affect the spring sowing campaign. According to the preliminary data of the structural subdivisions of regional state administrations, as of December 30, the expected sowing areas of all categories of farms on the controlled territory of Ukraine for the harvest of 2023 shall be 21.8 million hectares, which is 6.8 million hectares less than in 2021 (28.6 million).

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  • In 2022 Ukraine exported 23.4 billion dollars worth of agro-food products

    In 2022, Ukraine exported 23.4 billion dollars worth of agro-food products, which is 16% less than in 2021. However, this figure was the second in the independent history of our country, despite the ongoing full-scale war since last February.

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  • ASF Greece: Virus emerges in wild boar population

    African Swine Fever virus (ASFv) has made its entrance in the wild boar population in Greece. A dead wild boar was confirmed positive for ASF on the 18th of January.

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  • Mexican pork production grew 2.6% in 2022

    Compared to other animal proteins such as beef and chicken, pork production exhibited the second highest growth in 2022.

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