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Jim McCarthy on the impact of the Ukraine war on his farm business in Romania and helping refugees across the border

Jim McCarthy, who is farming in Romania, sixty kilometres from the Ukraine border, chats to the Tillage Edge this week about the impacts of the Ukraine war on his family and business.

Jim discusses the immediate efforts of his staff who are helping Ukrainian refugees arriving at the border to travel to safety outside Ukraine.

He chatted about the effects of changes to grain price and input costs and how this is immediately shaping his business.  

Jim also discusses where he thinks the grain production in Ukraine and Russia is likely to go in 2022.

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