Food Prices and Biofuels

Department of Agriculture officials talked about the cost of food and fuel and recent trends in world food markets. According to… read more

Department of Agriculture officials talked about the cost of food and fuel and recent trends in world food markets. According to government statistics, food prices have increased about 46% since April of last year. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer said increased biofuel production has had only a modest impact on food prices. Officials responded to reporters' questions. close

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  • Connelly, Chris Director Department of Agriculture->Communications
  • Dorr, Thomas Undersecretary Department of Agriculture->Rural Development
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205433-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2008
Last Aired:
May 20, 2008

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  • May 19, 2008 | 5:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2008 | 8:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 20, 2008 | 12:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 20, 2008 | 4:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 20, 2008 | 9:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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