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October 2008
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2008 Wheat Variety Trial results

Check out the results from the Wheat variety trails.

What's Driving Food Prices?

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.