11.06.2011 09.Siwan, 5771 Beha'alotcha
Food consumption outpacing farm output in more prosperous world; World Food Program: Food prices may be underlying cause for ME unrest.
Charlie Bragg gazes across his lush fields where fat lambs are grazing, his reservoirs filled with water, and issues a sigh of relief. Things are normal this year and that's a bit unusual of late.
His 7,000-acre farm near the Australian town of Cootamundra is testament to the plight facing farmers around the globe: increasingly wilder weather is making food production more unpredictable. It's the new normal they must prepare for….