Russia Has No Grain, Well Maaaaybe…

Seed and wither flower of buckwheat
Buckwheat…

Once again here we go again…

Russia’s ban on grain exports may be lifted as soon as the harvest figures are established, Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev stated today at a meeting on the financial stability of the agricultural sector.

It seems that they want to tell the truth and they just can not bring themselves to that point….

The truth is, that after Sveta and I made a few trips into the Russian countryside. We discovered that there is grain and lots of grain to be exact…

The huge grain silos are full and the new fields are planted and already a beautiful green. What fields have not been planted are being plowed and planted as this story is being written…

The stores in the big villages near our little village, are full of buckwheat. (Our village does not have a store.)  The cafe we eat at had buckwheat as a side dish every time we were there. (4 times) The store near us in Moscow where we live, has never been out of buckwheat at anytime…

The only lack of supplies in food is from the initial onslaught of people who are hording the products and that comes from a whole different ball game in the past…

I am not going to say that some areas did not have issues, but I am going to say that,  I think there is a little fibbing going on…

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