The severe drought has been a fuel for the prices of agricultural commodities, especially corn and soybeans, whose yields were decimated as a result of excessively hot temperatures.
September 20, 2012: "We expect farmers to seek maximum crop yields in the next planting season, which will lead to a huge increase in demand for agricultural "nutrients" like (GMO) seeds and (synthetic) fertilizers, along with other agricultural chemicals like herbicides. So, we are buy-rated on Monsanto Company (MON), which is a leading provider of agricultural products like seeds, herbicides, and other biotechnology trait products. In addition, the company is also in the process of obtaining approvals from foreign governments regarding its newly-developed drought-resistant variety of seeds, which also adds to our bullish sentiment. .. http://seekingalpha.com/article/879611-buy-monsanto-we-agree-with-goldman-sachs-upgrade
The Real Hunger Games - Big Commodity Traders Control World Grain Market http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/2706451104/the-real-hunger-games-big-commodity-traders-control-world-grain-market
Why is our food being made and modified by the world’s largest pesticide manufacturer? http://ow.ly/dSzrX
Seeds Of Life: Hybrids and the Emergence of Seed Monopolies http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/1903590154/seeds-of-life-hybrids-and-the-emergence-of-seed-monopolies