Luckily, when you have entrepreneur friends that are voracious readers and they pay attention, you stay informed (somewhat, by proxy.) I’m still really not sure why companies are still investing in ethanol (based on the original research, I thought it was ruled out as a relatively bad idea), but that’s one of the contributing factors for the price of wheat rising.
If you want to find out more, track this back to Ann’s blog and read more about it . . . buy some shortbread while you’re at it :)