Climate plus biofuels equals corn price spike?

Wallheimer, Brian
April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/23/2012, p12
The article offers information on a study that predicts the role played by future climate scenarios in causing greater volatility in corn prices. Conducted by Purdue and Stanford University researchers, the study highlights the impact of hot conditions in corn-growing regions and extreme climate events to swings in corn prices. It predicts U.S. corn price volatility over the 2020-2040 period as compared with the 1980-2000 period.


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