China's Record Corn Harvest Run Ends
Discussion Points and Questions:
- The article stated that China is becoming less able to grow as much corn as it consumes. What will the effect of this be on agriculture globally?
- The article also shared the fact that in the last decade the China economy has exploded. What has this done to the demand of meat in China?
- Although China is seeing a decline in corn production this year the article stated that there is not likely to be a large impact on prices globally. Why is this?
- What has corn production (decline or growth) looked like since 2010? As a result to this what has the Chinese government done for farmers in China? Should the government continue this practice? Explain all of your responses.