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The latest on Ukraine tumult and your farm

Jeff Caldwell 03/06/2014 @ 1:44pm Multimedia Editor for Agriculture.com and Successful Farming magazine.

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Half a world away from the farm fields of the U.S., a conflict between eastern European nations has had some major effects on U.S. agriculture. The threat of military action between Russia and Ukraine could have major impacts on U.S. grain markets because of potential disruptions in the movement of grain from the agriculture-rich Black Sea region.

Check out the latest features on the Ukraine situation from Agriculture.com editors and correspondents following the situation, and find out how the fight could affect your farm's bottom line.


Ukraine fight & its farm effects

The saber-rattling between Russia and Ukraine didn't take long to work its way into the ag market sector.

 

Tumult regains U.S. corn exports

More U.S. corn is heading to North Africa and the U.S. might regain another 10% to 20% of that market, for now at least, one expert says.

 

Views on Ukraine grain sales

Joseph Glauber, USDA chief economist, says there are no indications of grain purchases shifting from the region due to buyers looking to other suppliers.



 

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