"The US farm belt has been mired in recession. Between 1960 and 2000, the food price index for

May 9, 2015

"The US farm belt has been mired in recession. Between 1960 and 2000, the food price index for major commodities dropped almost in half, and as a result, farm income has declined (Halweil 2002).

 

Source: Carl F. Jordan (2002). "Genetic Engineering, the Farm Crisis, and World Hunger", BioScience, June 2002, Vol. 52 No. 6, pp.523-529.

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