Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Ukraine set to harvest a record winter wheat crop

The Director of the Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Centre is saying that this year’s winter wheat crop will break all records.

Not entirely sure what the Hydrometeorological Centre actually is, I'd always assumed it was the weatherman but they issue crop yield predictions so I might have got that wrong.

Either way to say the winter wheat crop will break all records is a big statement considering it doesn't include Crimea or the crop from the conflict zone but does take in to account the harvest is coming to a close.

It's a bit like saying Germany will win this game when they are five nil up against Brazil at halftime, it’s basically in the bag.

He does go on to say that other winter and spring crops are also looking good but high temperatures may adversely affect the yield of maize.

I could do his job.