The snow and frost that hit central Ukraine during the night of Sunday to Monday will not harm harvests

, said Tetyana Adamanko, the Head of Agrometeorology at the Hydrometeorological Center at a farm associations meeting yesterday. Due to the late spring, seedlings can easily withstand the air temperatures that fell to -3C, she said, (Ukrinform). By contrast, the wet cool spring has resulted in one of the best moisture penetrations of the soil in 20 years. Ukrinform concludes: “The situation with winter cereals looks extremely optimistic.”