b'RUSSIAS ATTACKON THURSDAY,February 24, the state of the globe changed drastically for the second time since 2019: first, with COVID-19, and second, with the Russian invasion of THREATENS NOTUkraine.The invasion is ongoing, and the state of agriculture in that area of Europeas well as global ramificationsis ONLY UKRAINIANup in the air.A Conflict Close to Home LIVES, BUT GLOBALFor some, this invasion hits closer to home than others. Though Tatiana Henry wasnt in Ukraine at the start of the invasion, the CEO of Limagrain Cereal Seeds and FOOD SECURITY Limagrain Cereals Research Canada was born in the small mountain town of Drohobeach in 1976, and many of her friends and family remain in Ukraine today. This isnt the first time shes dealt with aggression from As Russias onslaught continues, Ukraines seedRussia towards Ukraine.sector could become second priority behindIn 2014, Henry worked at Europes Limagrain Field Seeds officeand got caught in a challenging situa-protecting the country.tion with her team. After a ceasefire between Russia and Alex Martin, Marc Zienkiewicz and Ally Roden Ukraine in the Donbas region of Ukraine collapsed, an armed conflict began. Henrys team was charged with ensuring grow-ers had access to field seeds, but she also oversaw two side-by-side teamsa team of Russians and a team of Ukrainians. The biggest challenge for her? When the con-flict began, the two teams couldnt be in contact regularly. It was so hard, but despite everything, we were very successful. We managed to supply seed for all our ter-ritories, even those affected by the military conflict. Our people delivered the seed even as the conflict was raging, Henry told Seed World Group in a 2020 interview.Now, Henry is watching the new conflict from her new home in Colorado.I still cant believe this is happening, she said. Life 30GERMINATION.CAJULY 2022'