Food, Fuel, Fertilizer

It’s easy to feel far from the farming world here in the city.  Reporting on the global food crisis yesterday got me wondering how farmers here in the U.S. are faring.  The picture’s way too complicated to capture in a few hours but I did talk to farmers and agronomists who explained that despite great prices for crops they’re really apprehensive about the soaring cost of “inputs,” mainly fuel and fertilizer.  Here’s the story.

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