It’s Economics 101, and the National Family Farm Coalition points out what happens with the consolidation of the seed industry: Less competition forces farmers to pay skyrocketing prices. Just like Timothy A. Wise asserted in his OtherWords op-ed, rising seed costs are threatening the viability of our farms and the jobs they sustain.
Cornering the Seed Market
American farming can't afford premium prices for seeds.
April 23, 2010