franco b wrote: jpete wrote:
franco b wrote:A farmer has to consider the land he has and the local climate before deciding what crop to plant; what plant will thrive best according to its nature.
Until the government subsidies kick in and the farmer decides to plant what crops will bring in the most money.
That's called pragmatism. Works for now but in the conflict with nature will eventually fail.
Like the massive corn crop?
Once again, thanks to government incentives, the market is tilted and one little wobble crushes the whole system.
But thankfully, the smart ones had government crop insurance so they'll do nothing all season and collect a big paycheck in the fall.