Severely damaged corn stalks due to the worst U.S. drought in over 50 years are seen at sunset on a farm near Oakland City, Indiana, August 15, 2012. The drought affecting American farms is part of worldwide weather patterns that are contributing to rising food prices and supply shortages. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Fueled by fears that unfavorable weather conditions could soon trigger global food shortfalls, commodity prices for soybeans, wheat and corn have risen by as much as 50 percent over the last three months. If a significant food shortage does occur, LIGNET believes agricultural companies CF Industries Holdings (NYSE: CF)
, Deere and Company (NYSE: DE)
and others could see strong increases in earnings and are investment opportunities.
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