Ukraine. Farmers have no money for sowing?

22.09.2016

Winter crops sowing has begun in Ukraine. Agricultural enterprises plan to seed winter crops on 8098 Th ha, including 7374 Th ha with grain crops.

Thus, sowing plans are very similar to last year’s in almost all parameters. The question, whether farmers will realize their intention, is open.

UkrAgroConsult believes that one of the important factors is the availability of material and technical resources. Average cost of autumn sowing campaign will increase by 11% compared to the last year, while the rise in grain prices during the same period amounted to 31%, rapeseed - 42%. In other words, price surge for material and technical resources should not serve as an obstacle to seeding plans implementation.

Another factor that should be taken into account, when assessing autumn sowing, is the availability of financial resources…

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