The Price of Rice

What would make you switch what you eat every day? The Indonesian government is using an ad campaign to try to get people to change their daily diet. Their slogan is, “One Day No Rice.” Wi…

Cotton or Corn?

One farmer told the NY Times, “It’s going to be cotton stalks everywhere.” With cotton prices soaring, acreage in Texas and other Southern states that had been used for wheat or corn…

Cotton Markets

On November 10, 2009, the price of 1 pound of cotton was 59.2 cents. A year later it was $1.02 and now, it is close to $1.90. For many of us, the result will be more expensive jeans, more polyester, a…

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