Forecasting trouble

Lempert, Phil
October 2008
Progressive Grocer;Oct2008, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p18
Trade Publication
The author talks about the impact of weather on the world food supply. According to the author, storms and hurricanes of the past few years are creating a real problem for agriculture and adding much of the upward pressure on the costs of producing food in the U.S. and around the world. He points out this year's storms alone on the agricultural, fishing and seafood industries will be felt throughout the nation for years to come. He notes that the domino effect of the weather and financial crises is sure to create even more uncertainty and trepidation.


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