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Estimating the Biodiesel Supply Curve
In examining the relationship between the profitability of biodiesel production and the quantity of biodiesel produced, it was noted...
Report: Climate Change to Shift Kenya's Breadbasket
Kenyan farmers and agriculture officials need to prepare for a possible geographic shift in maize production as climate change threatens...
Closing India’s Gap Between Beer, Barley
Barley is the most commonly used grain in the production of malt for use in making beer. ...
Challenges of Feeding Seven Billion and Beyond – Role of Scientific Innovations
This is the second in a series of articles to review some of the current information on challenges to feeding the nine billion world...
Challenges to Feeding Seven Billion and Beyond – Role of Fertilizers
Commercial fertilizer accounts for 40-60 percent of cereal food production. Best management practices that utilize fertilizer more...
A New Look at Where Our Food Dollars Go
The ERS marketing bill has been a popular statistical series for food market observers interested in knowing the costs of getting food...
Cotton and Hydropower in Central Asia: How Resource Competition Affects Trade
As growing populations demand more electric power and the need for low emission energy sources intensifies, interest has risen in...
Southeast Asia’s Rice Surplus
Southeast Asia’s rice surplus remains a bright spot amid concerns about global food availability. ...
Prospects for Agricultural Markets, Income in EU 2012-2020
EU agricultural commodity prices are expected to stay firm over the medium term, supported by factors such as the growth in global...
Characteristics, Production Costs of US Cotton Farms
Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) data for 2007 highlight the production practices and costs related to the cotton enterprise,...
El Niño Weather Events Affect Southeast Asia’s Rice Surplus
El Niño events in Southeast Asia are 1- or 2-year weather patterns that can sharply constrict the region’s rice surplus, with major...
FAO Food Outlook: Food Prices Below Year-ago; Global Food Imports Down
The FAO says food prices are below the levels of last year, and global food imports are down by well over US$1 billion. ...
FAO: World Cereal Production Forecast to Fall by 2.7 Per Cent
Global cereal supply and demand balance is forecast to tighten considerably in 2012/13, due mainly to declines in wheat and maize production,...
US Farm Outlook - Droughts and Markets
The drought has had the markets and USDA on the move this summer, writes Chad Hart, University of Iowa. ...
Global Water Crisis, an Urgent Security Issue
GLOBAL - The world today confronts a water crisis with critical implications for peace, political stability and economic development,...
 
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