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Vilsack: Russia using hunger as ‘weapon of war’

Russia is doing whatever it can to stop Ukraine from supplying some of the poorest nations with its wheat, corn and sunflower seed oil, effectively using “hunger as a weapon of war,” U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said during his participation at the G7 summit this weekend in Germany.
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India's wheat export ban draws US ire

India on Saturday banned wheat exports in efforts to protect its domestic supply and that’s drawn the criticism of the U.S. and its fellow G7 member countries, says U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
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Ukraine farmers persevere and plant millions of spring acres

Ukrainian farmers are short on diesel, fertilizer and manpower. They’ve been bombed, occupied, had their fields mined and silos and tractors destroyed by the Russian military. They've even had their grain robbed and sold overseas while they themselves are struggling to export because of a Russian blockade at ports, sources tell Agri-Pulse.
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