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Mother Nature to the rescue - heavy rains in South Hemisphere! [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2011-1-17 12:22:01 |Display all floors
We expected a slowdown in 2011 due to the Euro Crisis, and American High Unemployment + slow mint policy.

Thus, when we had the Greenland-Iceland Volcanic eruption,
It probably caused the FIRES in Russia, and the high temperatures resulted cause flooding in the Indus Valley resulting in the twin wheat, and cotton shortage.

THEN, the American Treasury minted QE2.
This created speculation havoc, which caused doubling of food, and industrial materials.
Crude oil rose but not to the extent in 2008, only rose about 20%.

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Now MOTHER NATURE comes to the rescue!

Heavy Summer rains fell in the Southern Hemisphere!
Australia key Farming region - Murray-Darling Basin - has all it's reservoirs filled!
This means the 50 million hectares of arable land can be productive!

Shortage of water, meant that Australian farms are left to fallow 75% of the time!
This year 2011 harvest should be a bumper year for Australia!

While the effect in Brazil and Argentina is smaller, since this two states are probably having the largest arable land surplus -and unused in the world!

THIS SHOULD HELP reduce the INFLATIONARY SITUATION currently!

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Post time 2011-1-18 14:44:49 |Display all floors

Future food growing region of the world!

We know that Australia, Canada, Brazil, Argentina has most of the world's available arable land!
Expansion of food production, especially the needed CORN, SOYA, and protein supplement from the oceans can be produced here!

There are other location where food production can be increased, but remains under developed, and wild.
This are mostly in Africa - the rich River Valleys of the Niger, Nile, Zaire, and the Zambezi!

However, like a recent report in the Guardian, how'd you produce food and export - WHEN the entire South Sudan State has only 50 km of paved roads? This is something that Protein, food stressed states should think about!

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Post time 2011-1-25 13:26:04 |Display all floors

I wonder whether Australia will see a need to

........develop "flood retention ponds" in the suburban, rural landscape design to reduce the damage occur in these 1 in a36 years occurance?

It could come in form of pleasant landscaping "requirements" in urban development, and rural landscaping!
It could be newest trendy developments, workable in similar areas in USA, Canada, Latin American and India-Mesopotamia!

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Post time 2011-1-25 17:33:57 |Display all floors
send mother nature to my asylum........ .........   
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Post time 2011-1-28 13:22:08 |Display all floors

The Murray Darling River Basin is known as the world's most dry.

It could only produce 1/4 of it's full agriculture potential due to the low water rainfalls in the catchment.

Could the recent flood change this situation!
Did the Murray Darling River Basin authority "stored" the "Epic deluge of water" in this huge agriculture district.
It's a gusher for an agricultural district which is almost as large as the entire China's arable land!
(The change in weather patterns has apparently even caused flooding in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia!)

hmmmmmm

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