NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring Contact Susan Buchanan, 301-713-0622 March 21, 2013 NOAA issued the three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, stating that odds favor above-average temperatures across much of the continental United States, including drought-stricken areas of Texas, the Southwest and the Great Plains. …

World Carryover Grain Stocks Fall to 72 Days of Consumption

World Carryover Grain Stocks Fall to 72 Days of Consumption Uncomfortably Close to Level Prior to 2007-08 Food Price Spike www.earthpolicy.org/index.php?/press_room/C68/2010_pressrelease1/ Earth Policy Release August 12, 2010 Estimates for this year’s global grain carryover stocks have fallen to 444 million tons, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s August 12th …