Ukraine grain movements 'evacuations' rather than sales

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
July 29 2022 - 1:00am
DIFFICULTIES: Ukraine has just harvested wheat but experts believe it will be hard to export in meaningful volumes.

Grain is able to make its way out of Ukraine but given the logistical constraints it is more a case of owners of large parcels of grain stranded in the war-torn nation being evacuated by owners rather than a concerted export push.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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