As of March 4, 2019, farmers had started planting early spring grains in five regions of Ukraine – Zaporizhia, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Kherson and Chernivts
A long-term contract for supplying Zhemchuzhina Amura soybean oil has been signed
In January 2019, Ukraine increased groats production by 35% against the same month last year.
Variable weather with light precipitation in the form of snow, sleet and rain dominated the country on February 21-28
The country exported 3.25 MMT of barley in July-January 2018/19
Egyptian state buyer GASC has issued a tender to purchase 10 KMT of sunflower oil and 30 KMT of soybean oil
The Odesa and Chornomorsk fat-and-oil plants have been put up for sale in an auction.
Sodruzhestvo Group intends to shortly launch a facility for advanced soybean processing on a ground in Smorgon.
The European Union will allocate some EUR 9 Ml to Moldova for the implementation of a rural development project there
2018/19 grain exports from Ukraine had totaled 32.3 MMT by February 27, 2019, (5.4 MMT more than in the same period a year earlier)
A sharp drop in the average air temperature after February 20 is expected to stop growth in winter wheat, barley and rape plants.