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  • Michael Bryant
    If "food crops are priced well-below the cost of production," then that is good news for CF, POT, RNF, & TNH. http://yhoo.it/O7AKPq
    7/5/12
    Reply (10)
    • DaLatin: Why ? If they need to cut costs they may order less !
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    • Michael Bryant: It means prices need to rise.
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    • DaLatin: There gonna rise ! bad weather and not just US...Should bolster,but, lots of going ons with natural fertilizers an not buying so much chems
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    • Michael Bryant: You mean compost? Nitrogen is a natural fertilizer. It occurs naturally, but it takes time for bacteria to rejuvenate the soil with nitrogen
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    • DaLatin: Many just using crop rotation and fallowing ! Was athing of past,but, making a comeback as it doesn't cost!
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    • AlbionWood: Crop rotation & fallowing does have cost, lost production and less yield/ac. Not capex though!
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    • Michael Bryant: Without fertilizer, world would not be able to feed itself. We are losing soil every year. Humans have found way to fake natural selection.
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    • DaLatin: I just learned a good lesson watching 60 Mins.Had Howard Buffet in Africa teaching farming.He says don't use modern methods as they can't
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    • DaLatin: continue them when all the part time aid is gone.Teach old time techniques that work & don't cost.The they can keep producing.C podcast :>)
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    • Michael Bryant: LOL! And how much food aid does Africa get? What is the death rate? How many people starve & have malnutrition there?
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