Monday, 23 May 2022

Explosive threat: how farmers can solve the problem of field demining

In de-occupied regions, farmers' fields are not a priority for demining. Every day there are news reports of a tractor being blown up in a field. As of mid-May, the battlefield area stands at up to 11 million hectares, almost half of which may be “contaminated” with explosive ordnance. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs,...
Thursday, 12 May 2022

Farmers made proposals to the Recovery Plan of Ukraine

The Ukrainian AgriCouncil (UAC) has submitted proposals to the Plan for the Recovery of Ukraine, which is being developed as part of the work of the National Council for the Recovery of Ukraine from the Consequences of War, established by the President of Ukraine. The UAC's proposals include priority initiatives for both the war and the post-war period, as well as a long-term strategy. During the war phase, the main problems are the restriction of exports due to the blockade of ports; threats to lose a part of the harvest 2021/2022 MR; increasing of logistics cost, fuel shortages du...
Tuesday, 10 May 2022

The UAC handed over 18 Starlink kits to farmers

18 Starlink kits have been handed over to farmers in regions where hostilities had been taking place recently. Satellite Internet was provided by agricultural enterprises of the Chernihiv, Sumy, Khark...
Thursday, 5 May 2022

The UAC asks to set limits on the seizure of vehicles from farmers for each type

In Ukraine, the seizure of all vehicles of a certain type that are used on agricultural enterprises, such as trucks or tractors, is not uncommon. As a result, it completely paralyzes work. The Ukrainian AgriCouncil addressed Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal and Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Mykola Solskyi regarding the seizure of vehicles from agricultural produ...
Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Farmers call on government officials to approve list of affected areas of Ukraine for proper taxation of agricultural producers

The Ukrainian AgriCouncil together with the Ukrainian Agrarian Business Club Association addressed the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine regarding some aspects of agricultural producers taxation in the territories of Ukraine affected by Russian troops. "In accordance with sub-clause 69.14 of clause 69 of subsection 10 of the Transitional Provisions of the Tax Code of Ukraine for the period from March 1 to December 31, 2022 of the following the...
Thursday, 28 April 2022

Food prices in Ukraine may increase by 20%

World grain and food prices have risen with the beginning of Russia's aggression against Ukraine. Factors of rising prices in Ukraine include inflation and logistics costs due to destroyed roads. Anyway, Ukraine will be able to meet domestic food needs, but it will become more expensive to transport products. "There will be bread in Ukraine. Farmers are fulfilling their strategic task....