posted on Apr, 17 2008 @ 07:38 AM
reply to post by pavlovsdog
There doesn't seem to be much logic, other than to increase profits for Big Oil. But here in the US we have been paying farmers large subsidies to
NOT farm large percentages of their fields. The reasoning behind this is to keep crop prices up. Short supply=high demand=better money per
From what I've heard, the best crop to grow for overall utility would be hemp. And that wouldn't ruin food prices at all, nor interfere with
current production levels.
I'm still not sure what 2.5% biofuel has to do with anything though.