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US Agriculture bills, history and future

The US agriculture bill 2007/2008 will have a dramatic impact on the biofuels and food landscape the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy has a very readable document looking at the history of this iconic piece of American Legislation. I am sure it was behind this quote from Catch 22 (thanks to Webcurrent) “His specialty […]

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US small farmers think biofuels won’t hit the world’s poor

Ethanol production has had a profound impact on U.S. agriculture in recent years. Now that more than two billion bushels of U.S. corn are used for ethanol production, a legitimate question is continually being asked—are people going hungry due to the seemingly insatiable U.S. demand for fuel? This paper looks at the relationship, not a […]

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