Belarus: thaw to shortly destroy snow cover

The meteorological conditions in Belarus are currently favorable for survival of winter crops. Snow cover protected crops against freeze that occurred in early December. Soil temperature at the tillering node depth in winter cereal plantings is at sub-zero values close to 0 degrees C. As thaw has set in, snow cover will be destroyed in…

Ukraine to import meat and milk from Ireland

Ukraine and the Republic of Ireland have discussed the issue of possible expansion of trade and economic cooperation, in particular, with regard to imports of Irish beef, pork, milk, and dairy products to Ukraine. This has been reported by the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection following a meeting of Chairman…

Ukraine: sunmeal exports up in October 2016

Ukrainian sunmeal exports totaled 349.8 KMT in October against 141.5 KMT in September and 348 KMT in October 2015. In 2016/2017 (September-October), this product’s shipments to foreign markets somewhat exceeded last season’s: 491.3 KMT against 487.1 KMT a year ago. Although exports in the first two months did not reach the high registered in MY…