Some 2.4 million hectares of Ukraine winter crops won't be harvested

Ukraine ag sector has lost an estimated $4.292 billion so far
calendar icon 15 June 2022
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Some 2.4 million hectares of winter crops with a total value of $1.435 billion will remain unharvested in Ukraine because of Russia's invasion, reported Reuters, citing the Ukrainian agriculture ministry on Wednesday.

It said the agriculture sector had so far suffered losses of $4.292 billion because of the invasion. It estimated that the number of animals killed in areas affected by fighting included 42,000 sheep and goats, 92,000 cows, 258,000 pigs and more than 5.7 million birds.

Source: Reuters

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