Ignore Climate Hysteria: Brazil Set To Post Record Harvest

From The GWPF Brazil’s 2019-20 grain and oilseed crops are poised to reach record production of 245.8mn metric tons (t), boosted by an increase in acreage and a recovery in the soybean crop, which will also likely break a record. The number would mark an increase of 1.6pc from the last cycle. The total area…

Corn, cotton output push Brazil harvest to record

From Argus Media Published date: 10 September 2019 Brazil’s grains and oilseeds crop rose by 6.4pc to a record 242mn metric tonnes (t) in the 2018-2019 harvest, boosted by increased corn and cotton output. The total compared with 227.7mn t from last year’s crop, the country’s agricultural statistics agency Conab said in its final report…

Corn Belt Update Mid-August 2019

guest post by David Archibald The USDA continues to predict a big corn crop of 13.9 billion bushels at an average yield of 169.5 bushels per acre. AccuWeather’s estimate is 6% lower at 13.07 billion bushels. What happens from here is largely dependent upon when the first killing frost hits. As the Indiana crop progress…

A Warning from the Dead

Guest post by David Archibald Following on from this post on the effect of excess water in the Midwest affecting planting, this graphic shows rainfall in the 30 days up to 26th May: Figure 1: Rainfall in the Midwest in the 30 days to 26th May. One place had almost an inch a day on…

Corn 2019: Climate Enters The Picture

Guest post by David Archibald It is a remarkable thing that the UK and Irish parliaments were able to hypnotise themselves and pass climate emergency legislation when the southern half of the planet has not warmed at all in 120 years. For example this record of Cape Leeuwin (courtesy of Erl Happ), on the southwest…

Do Increasing Temperatures Lower Crop Yields?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I keep reading these claims that we’re all going to starve because of global warming. People say it’s going to be the death of agriculture, that increasing temperatures will cause significant drops in crop yields. Here’s a typical bit of alarmism (emphasis mine): A study by the International Food Policy…

The newest green slogan

No Food for Oil! The new green biofuels slogan. A friend of mine, Lon Glazner, runs a blog about things in my hometown. We joke around a lot, the image above was the product of today’s humor. But he needs some help, so please just click the t-shirt above and give him a hit so that…