Wheat and biofuels in UK

Britain has been self sufficient in wheat for ever. Sufficient is grown ( 14 m tonnes in 2009). However there are new factors affecting this sufficiency.A biofuel refinery in Wilton North Tees will consume one tenth of the British wheat production. Which shaves off the flexibility from our wheat resources.The wheat that is used is…

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Biofuels and wheat prices

Private Eye has an important article on Biofuels. ( Private Eye 16th May 2008 p 15 )Papers and Health Journals are beginning to feel unease about the use of valuable land to grow crops to make these fuels. Last year the European Union decided to sell its remaining grain stocks at knockdown prices just before…

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