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Record corn and cotton prices have farmers switching to those 2 crops at the expense of...

Record corn and cotton prices have farmers switching to those 2 crops at the expense of soybeans. However, a massive increase in China's livestock and fish farming industries means just the increase in bean imports will consume the entirety of Iowa's crop in 4 years. Even record yields will only maintain "razor-thin" stocks.
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  • DagnyTaggart
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    Based on current population projections, more food will need to be grown in the next 50 years than has been grown in all of human history.

     

    It time to grab the low hanging fruit; stop using corn ethanol as fuel. It's has a negative return on energy invested, it's bad for engines but most importantly, the world is one bad year away from a major food shortage and the accompanying starvation of millions.
    11 Apr 2011, 11:14 AM Reply Like
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