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USDA Agricultural Projections to 2021

The USDA published their agricultural projections to 2021 report in February 2012 covering, for example, agricultural trade and commodities as well as indicators for farm income and food prices. These projections are based on assumptions about future macroeconomic conditions, weather, … Continue reading

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A ‘peek’ at consumption

Our economy depends upon ever increasing levels of consumption. Recent findings, drawing upon information from the Office of National Statistics suggest that our consumption of ‘stuff’ (e.g. food, fuel, cars, furniture) peaked in 2001 and is now trending to decline. … Continue reading

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