A Hotter Planet Doesn’t Have to Be Hungrier: Michael J. Roberts

Aug. 22 (Bloomberg) -- For the rest of this summer and through the fall we’re going to see great volatility in agricultural commodity prices. Inventories for key staples are low, and world demand is growing fast. In response to near-record prices last spring, U.S. farmers, stewards of the world’s largest breadbasket, have managed near-record plantings.

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