McLean County Farm Bureau

Fuel shortages slow planting in Ukraine

Fuel shortage challenges have gotten so bad in Ukraine that some farmers are bouncing from gas station to gas station just to fill up 5-gallon jugs with diesel. Gordie Siebring, an Iowa native who moved to Ukraine to farm in the 1990s, described the current environment and provided a planting update to RFD’s Rita Frazer. “We’ve made some slow progress,” he said.