Defra Loses More Stuff

Laptops, mobile phones, desks, plasma tellies. These people are the kings and queens of misplacement. This time they've gone and lost 295,000 MT of wheat from the 2009/10 crop, which they now say was just under 14.1 MMT, not the 14.4 MMT that they'd previously told us.

They're only a year late with that bit of information, thanks. Wheat exports in July meanwhile were more than 250,000 MT, the highest for the month since current records began, they say.