Extension Ag Update
October 2008
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2008 Wheat Variety Trial results

vt.cropsci.uiuc.edu/wheat.htm
Check out the results from the Wheat variety trails.

What's Driving Food Prices?

www.farmfoundation.org/news/articlefiles/404-FINAL%20WDFP%20REPORT%207-28-08.pdf
Wallace Tyner, Christopher Hurt and Philip Abbott, Purdue University

The report, commissioned by the Farm Foundation, summarizes a study identifying three broad sets of forces driving food price increases: global changes in production and consumption of key commodities, the depreciation of the U.S. dollar, and growth in the production of biofuels.