Start Praying for Rain

Start Praying for Rain

The United States Department of Agriculture has declared natural disaster areas in more than 1,000 counties and 26 drought-stricken states, making it the largest natural disaster in America ever. The declaration—which covers roughly half of the country—gives farmers...
The Sound and Fury

The Sound and Fury

Downsizing Humanity Whether the world tips into agricultural catastrophe this year depends on the fate of the wheat crop on the North China Plain though if you measure a few billion hungry bellies one could argue that the catastrophe is already upon us. The era of...
Food/Financial Crisis of 2011

Food/Financial Crisis of 2011

World food inflation is smashing down on the world’s populations as prices rise precipitously in the face of increasing shortages and absurd monetary policies. Prices are rising everywhere. It is not millions but billions of people who must tighten their belts...
Hunger & Starvation to Visit Humanity

Hunger & Starvation to Visit Humanity

Do you believe that you will always be able to buy inexpensive food at the supermarket? If so, you might want to think again. During 2010, agricultural commodity prices have exploded. Nearly every single important agricultural commodity is experiencing double-digit...