Monthly Archives: April 2013

Pat Westoff on biofuels and food prices, soya trade, commodity speculation, US farm profit and land values

If there are high petroleum prices then the price of oil will determine the price of food. But if oil prices stay at current levels or drop then only policy measures will keep up biofuel production. That is one conclusion … Continue reading

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Soil structure, weeds in GM crops, building diversity, recycling waste and more

I’m in Columbia, Missouri visiting various folk at the University here. Today, I was out at the Bradford farm, one of the University farms, talking to Tim Reinbott. You can hear him here talking about how the soil structure has … Continue reading

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