Sources: The Detroit News, Fox News
quote: You think the feed cost increase doesn't affect the price of beef?
quote: So if the people buying beef don't want to pay more, then the farmers just make less money
quote: Corn prices have jumped 400 percent since the federal government backed corn ethanol under the Bush administration.
quote: Make no mistake, Big Corn has nobody's best interests in mind, except their own bank accounts.
quote:tractor that cost $5000-$7000 back 30 years ago now cost around $35,000-$50,000
quote: Corporations are not people
quote: and certainly not responsible patriotic citizens.
quote: Farmers vote with their wallets. It's as simple as that.
quote: Politicians want votes. Farmers vote with their wallets. It's as simple as that.
quote: In other words, if our whole nation was using pure gasoline, our demand for gasoline would actually be lower.
quote: Stop me if you've heard this one before. It's the eleventh hour and the Obama administration is facing a crucial decision, one that could have a deep impact on the nation's economy and a united voice of experts is facing noisy opposition from special interests. It's game time and the administration is on the field, ready to make the big play... and they instead choose to punt.