Sweden: Farmers Fear Harvests Could Halve Because of War in Ukraine

Are these people really planning to do “no one could have predicted this”?

Despite the fact that everyone who wasn’t an irate lunatic predicted it?


Swedish farmers may be forced to reduce their harvests by as much as half due to a shortage of manure and fertilizers caused by the conflict in Ukraine and associated sanctions war.

Sweden, which is highly dependent on the import of manure since production all but ceased in the 2000s, could be facing major agricultural issues due to the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, as Sweden imports between 15 to 20 per cent of its manure from Russia.

Russia is also an important source of phosphorus and potassium, key ingredients in the production of fertilizers, and with sanctions and supply disruption some Swedish farmers fear harvests could be reduced by 50 per cent.

Farmer Andreas Lidén, who runs a farm in Västergötland that includes 500 hectares of grain production, spoke to the magazine Tidningen Naringslivet about manure and fertilizer costs, saying: “Normally I pay about 1.2 million [Swedish Kronor] a year, but this year that bill increased to two million. We can do it this year, but it can’t be higher than this. We are also struggling with sky-high diesel costs.”

The report comes just a week after Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned that sanctions against Russia could destabilize the global food and energy markets, staying: “Their prices are rising, but that’s not our fault. It’s the result of their own miscalculations. There’s no need to blame us.”

“If they continue to create problems for the financing and logistics of the delivery of our (fertiliser) goods, then prices will rise and this will affect the final product, food products,” he added.

Svein Tore Holsether, head of the agricultural company Yara International, has also warned that a local food crisis was on the horizon.

“Half the world’s population gets food as a result of fertilisers… and if that’s removed from the field for some crops, [the yield] will drop by 50 per cent,” he said.

“For me, it’s not whether we are moving into a global food crisis – it’s how large the crisis will be.”

It’s possible that there is a legitimate “let them eat cake” sentiment among the ruling elite in the West when it comes to the obviousness of a global food shortage.

Probably some of them also think this somehow plays into their Great Reset scheme, though it is totally unclear how you’re going to do a Great Reset that forces your own country into poverty while China is still rich.

Some people will immediately say “oh well that must mean that the elite have struck a deal with the Chinese.” But that seems to me just an obvious way of trying to cope with the fact that the elite really are just totally unhinged.

Suppose there is a secret deal with China where the elite collapse the West and then… I don’t know, China agrees to join their anal multicultural plot, after their countries are already collapsed.

What exactly does China get out of that deal?