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The Yukon, a dirt cheap investment for farmers?

This Summer’s heat wave across the U.S is becoming another chapter on the effects of global warming on this planet.  In addition to the usual reports of deaths attributed to the heat, the USDA has declared this year’s corn crop to be a disaster, with over half of US corn-growing counties to be officially declared disaster zones. http://articles.cnn.com/2012-08-01/us/us_us-usda-disaster-zones_1_crop-food-prices-massive-drought

The shortage of US corn has massive global implications.  The World food supply is strongly influenced by corn, and the US is by far the number one world producer of corn, as much as China, Brazil and the Eu-27 combined. http://www.indexmundi.com/agriculture/?commodity=corn&graph=production

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