Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
But it wasn't a bad harvest.  That's the startling aspect of this thing.

There was a 200 million ton increase in coarse grain production in 2007 compared to 2006.  In fact it was a record harvest.  It was mis-managed.  Removal of grains (zea mays, mostly) from food to fuel production being one outstanding idiocy.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sun Apr 20th, 2008 at 01:29:01 PM EST
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