grain shipments

Ukrainian Grain Shipments Helping Global Supplies

Dan Exports/Imports, Field Crops, Wheat

An agreement to allow grain shipments from Ukraine is helping increase global supplies of wheat and corn. Veronica Nigh, American Farm Bureau Federation Senior Economist, says several shipments are leaving Ukraine now. “Certainly, with the establishment of the export corridor, we’re starting to see a lot more ships leaving Ukraine than before. A total of 33 cargo ships have left …

Export Exchange

Ukraine Shipping More Grain

Dan Exports/Imports, Wheat

Ukraine is shipping more grain under a U.N.-Turkey brokered deal in a hopeful sign for global food shortages. But experts caution that it may not be enough. State Department Spokesman Ned Price calls the latest grain exports from Ukraine “unambiguously a good thing”. “Ships are once again sailing from Ukraine’s Black Sea ports. At the latest count, more than 20 …


Secretary Vilsack on Ukraine

Dan Exports/Imports, Specialty Crops, USDA

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke with farm broadcasters recently, and on the topic of the war in Ukraine and its effects on agriculture, he discussed production losses. “My concern is that we calibrate the importance of production and profit. When I say that, I mean clearly the world is going to need more production in terms of being able to …