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Fed’s Big Ag Policy is Anything But “Green”

Sunday, February 24, 2013 6:49 1 Comment

Tom Philpott of Mother Jones has put together a nice story on environmental destruction as a result of government corn and soy policy: “Goodbye Grasslands, Hello Corn.” So why would farmers plow up such risky land? Simple: Federal policy has made it a high-reward, tiny-risk proposition. Prices for corn and soy doubled in real terms [...]

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