Monocropping Leads the Way to a Global Food Crisis

Cynthia Raiser Jeavons
North Bay Bohemian | May 30, 2008
The global agriculture market is busy cooking up a recipe for disaster. World grain production is on the rise, but this cheap oversupply has put millions of farmers in developing nations out of work. Equally problematic, policy makers are increasingly directing edible calories toward biofuels and animal feed. Meanwhile, impoverished humans starve. Is home gardening an actual answer?

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