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Will pork be off the menu next year?

A global shortage of cereal crops, driven mainly by drought in the US, has lead to huge spikes in the cost of pig-feed. This in turn means that the cost of producing a pig is now much higher than the … Continue reading

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New agricultural methods could halve food price inflation

New research by The International Food Policy Research Institute has found that resource conservation technologies could halve increases in food prices. If drought resistant varieties for rain-fed crops are fully adopted over the next 30 years this could increase maize, … Continue reading

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