Recent frosts across Ukraine may cut grain and oilseed crops, analysts say

Published May 21, 2024

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Severe frosts in Ukraine have damaged crops of wheat, barley, rapeseed, and peas in the northern and eastern regions, potentially leading to a reduction in the grain and oilseed harvest this year. Analysts predict a loss of 20% to 30% of the yield, although the ministry has not yet commented on the situation. The forecasted combined oilseed and grain harvest for 2024 is 74 million metric tons, a decrease from the 82 million tons harvested in 2023.
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Recent severe frosts across Ukraine’s northern and eastern regions could reduce this year’s grain and oilseed harvest, analyst APK-Inform said on Monday. The consultancy quoted agricultural scientists as saying that the air temperature early in May decreased to minus 2 Celsius degrees (28.4 Fahrenheit) and to minus 9 Celsius (15.8 Fahrenheit) in some areas. Frosts have damaged crops of wheat, barley, rapeseed and peas, they said, adding that 20% to 30% of the yield could be lost. The ministry, which forecast the 2024 combined oilseed and grain harvest at 74 ...
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