Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Ukraine: "not that" forgotten granary of Europe

Despite the clichés 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.