Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Ukraine: "not that" forgotten granary of Europe

Despite the clich├ęs the Grauniad give an up beat and generally plausible assessment of Ukraine farming prospects let down by shoddy journalism.

"We are getting yields of 40 quintals [400kg] a hectare and we hope to achieve 53 quintals very soon" – I would be bricking my kecks if we only got 400kg.