The Ukrainian Stock Breeders Association together with the Ukrainian Industrial Association for Plant Protection, the All-Ukrainian Ecological League, the Ukrainian Business Association on June 6 sent an official letter to the People's Deputies of Ukraine of the Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations not to support Amendments 72 and 73 to the draft Law on Organic Production No. 5448-d of 30.03.2018 (as amended for the second reading), which provide for the abolition of the mandatory condition for the importation and use of unregistered pesticides in Ukraine for these purposes - documentary confirmation of their state registration in the country where they are produced. The authors of the amendments were called to abandon them.
On June 6 the 30th anniversary agro-industrial exhibition "Agro-2018" was opened, which will last until June 9 at the Expocenter of Ukraine in Kyiv. The exhibition was organized by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
On May 6, 2018 within the framework of the exhibition "AGRO-2018" a business meeting "Finnish agricultural technologies for the Ukrainian market" was held. Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Finland to Ukraine Juha Virtanen, Director General of the Ukrainian Agrarian Business Club Taras Vysotskyi, Director of the Agrotechnology Program from Finland Elina Pushkarzhevych and Head of the Ukrainian Stock Breeders Association Iryna Palamar took part in the discussion of issues of Ukrainian-Finnish cooperation in the field of agro-industrial technologies.
Today, representatives of the agrarian sector are actively discussing the draft law № 8171 "On the fundamentals of state agrarian policy and state policy of rural development", whose goal is finally to introduce a clear plan in the formation of agrarian policy.
The head of the Ukrainian Stock Breeders Association, Irina Palamar, addressed a round table on the topic "Impact of the uncontrolled pesticide market on the ecosystem of Ukraine", which took place on May 23 in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.