Ukraine marks Farmers Day on June 19 Photo from god2019.net On June 19, Ukraine marks Farmers Day for the first time. This is a new professional holiday for Ukraine; a respective decree has recently been signed by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Prior to that, on June 3, the draft decree was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. Read alsoUkraine expects record high yield of maize due to rains in May Thus, starting from today, all farmers will annually celebrate their professional day on June 19. According to the president&#39;s decree, Farmers Day was established to promote the development of the farming movement in Ukraine and support the public initiative. This holiday is dedicated to honoring farmers&#39; contribution to the development of the agricultural sector and food security of Ukraine. June 19 was chosen as the Law of Ukraine on Farming was passed on that day in 2003. UNIAN memo. A similar draft presidential decree "On Farmers Day" was developed by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine in 2017 and was supported by the Cabinet of Ministers. It was supposed to come into force after signing by the president and publication, but such a document did not appear on the government&#39;s portal, the president&#39;s website or on the website of the government&#39;s official newspaper Uriadovy Kurier.