The Cost of Hunger – Drought Only One Factor Behind High Food Prices

Farmer Mike Geske speaks with the experience of generations. “Every major drought has its very own character,” he says. It’s a lesson derived from his family history. His grandfather, an immigrant from Germany, established a farm in Matthews, Missouri, and his father expanded it. Both related to Geske, now 62, several stories about droughts and what they did to keep the farm going.

This year’s severe drought, says Geske, has been unusually long and hot. “It started in May of last year. First it rained like crazy. But then, suddenly, it was as if someone had turned off the water,” says Geske…>>Read More<<

Source and Photo: Spiegel Online, August 28th, 2012
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