Midwest Farmland Offers Opportunity for Investors | Nov 27, 2012 - Nightly Business Report VIDEO http://www.nbr.com/videos/video/1993317102001/midwest-farmland-offers-opportunity-for-investors-nov-27-2012#.ULXGr4XZ03Z
Despite last summer’s drought, investors are seeing profit potential in farmland all across the Federal Reserve’s 7th District. A growing number of investors from pension funds to mutual funds are making farms a hot commodity, driving the "absent owner" corporate industrial agricultural USDA plan driving up food speculation on the commodity markets.
(A good deal when tax dollars almost guarantee no loss with government insurance for drought and floods...and putting further out of reach a return to sensible reduction of genetically modified food and all the attending pesticides, chemicals and ecosystem damage they create playing havoc on both the environmental and human health...And then there is the food speculation game... PDJMOO)
The Economics of Curbing Speculation In Food, Water and Vital Resources http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/3535660587/the-economics-of-curbing-speculation-in-food-water-and-vital-resources
VIDEO A SYSTEM BASED ON PROFITS IS UNSUSTAINABLE ....Vandana Shiva http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1614565249/a-system-based-on-profits-is-unsustainable-vandana-shiva
The Economic Cost of Food Monopolies | Food & Water Watch http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3502513832/the-economic-cost-of-food-monopolies-food-water-watch