Ukraine Farmers Plant Even Less Grain for Second Wartime Harvest

Agricultural equipment is seen in the field during the sowing which takes place 30 km from the front line, Zaporizhzhia Region, southeastern Ukraine last year. Photo: Getty

Megan Durisin, Kateryna Choursina and Aine Quinn

Oleksandr Klepach's fields in southern Ukraine would normally be teeming with shoots of wheat and rapeseed in spring. This March, they're infested with weeds instead.