I’m Clinton Griffiths, with today’s AgDay Minute.

Food prices are on the rise around the world. The latest Food Price Index from The Food and Agriculture Organization at the United Nations, showing prices in March were nearly 31-percent higher than the same time last year. The food index now sitting at its highest level since May of 20-14.Purdue economist Jayson Lusk, saying this may just be the start.

What country is the biggest contributor to greenhouse gasses? A new study from a climate research company calLed “Rhodium Group” says it’s China. It says China is emitting more greenhouse gasses than all the countries that make up the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development…combined! China accounted for 27-percent of all global emissions. The U.S., coming in second at 11-percent.

Deere and Company’s stock price has officially tripled in the last year. The rise happening in anticipation of the Administration’s infrastructure proposal and better-than-expected first-quarter results. The stock price has now ralLied 270-percent in just one year. And get this, Deere is expected to do even better in the second quarter.

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