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When it Comes to Food – The Three Big Ominous Shadows Humanity Faces (Part 3 of 3)

Touch the Soil News #163 In part 1, we looked at the shadow cast by topsoil loss. In part 2 we looked at the shadow cast by the financial world as it organized humanity to pave the best farmland. In part 3, we are going to look at a shadow whose path is easily recognized. Grains underpin all baked goods, pastas, meats, poultry products and dairy poducts Nonetheless, grain stocks represent a barometer that can be followed. Each month, the World Agricultural Outlook Board (a USDA committee) estimates what the grain stocks will be and the numbers are adjusted up or down depending upon weather developments, production and consumption. The…

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