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The Economics of Food: How Feeding and Fueling the Planet Affects Food Prices by Patrick Westhoff

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Index

A

agricultural exports in United States, 103

agricultural research, 76, 210

agriculture, role in national economies, 193-195

Algeria, wheat imports, 199

alternative foods, 169

animal agriculture, biofuels and, 22-24

animal disease outbreaks

China pork production example, 144-148

food prices and, 148-150

mad cow disease, 150-151

in seafood production, 151

animal feed. See feed prices

animal products, food consumption statistics, 183

animal welfare programs, 77

area. See farm area

Argentina

corn exports, 199

soybean exports, 200

soybean trade statistics, 198

wheat exports, 199

assistance programs, 74, 209-210

Australia

beef exports, 200

dairy exports, 200

weather and food prices, 85-87

wheat exports, 199

average crop price increases, 27-28 ...

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