My mate George Green who farms in sunny Scotland sent me this.
“I've been reading your blog on how markets work and have to agree. I feel I should send your (Ukrainian) government a bunch of flowers; your yields are down and they've kept your prices down so our average yields (winter barley all cut about 9t/ha) are being met with high prices, whoopieeeee! Maybe a box of chocolates?”
A case of single malt might be more appropriate perhaps from the Isle of Illegal Embargo, it’s just off the west coast I believe.