Friday, August 10, 2012

Article: U.S. Sees Corn Yields Hitting 17-Year Low, Raising Prices | #climate #change

WASHINGTON — With the worst drought in a half century decimating crops in the United States, the government on Friday slashed its estimate of the annual corn yield in the last month by 15.5 percent to the lowest level since 1995.

The crop will fail to replenish already-thinned commodity stockpi...

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/11/business/projections-for-corn-yield-falls-to-17-year-low.html

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