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    Invest in Greek Olive Oil fields/ producers/ factories shares?

    http://orf.at/stories/2438605/

    Italy's trees are dying by the thousands and there is no cure for that bacterium. like some 150?100? years ago the grape vines for making wine were infected and had to be torn out and replaced with resistant strains from America. were that virus came from in the first place . the same this time: that virus comes from the USA and is causing havoc with olive oil trees in Spain and far more so,in Italy. And no cure for it.

    According to that article, so far Greece has not been affected.

    Never mind that it has been proven beyond any doubt that most of Italy's Olive Oil is cheap Spanish crap, the price for sure will rise during the next few years. And if Greece can keep out that -rust- that's what it is, Greek Olive Oil will fetch a premium price..
    And maybe THIS time, the Greek farmers will laugh all the way to the bank?
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    I don't know about the doom porn posted above, but America is (maybe) guilty of this:

    (potato blight)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phytophthora_infestans

    The effects of Phytophthora infestans in Ireland in 1845–52 were one of the factors which caused over one million to starve to death and forced another two million to emigrate from affected countries. Most commonly referenced is the Great Irish Famine, during the late 1840s. The first recorded instances of the disease were in the United States, in Philadelphia and New York City in early 1843. Winds then spread the spores, and in 1845 it was found from Illinois to Nova Scotia, and from Virginia to Ontario. It crossed the Atlantic Ocean with a shipment of seed potatoes for Belgian farmers in 1845.[47] All of the potato-growing countries in Europe were affected, but the potato blight hit Ireland the hardest. Implicated in Ireland's fate was the island's disproportionate dependency on a single variety of potato, the Irish Lumper. The lack of genetic variability created a susceptible host population for the organism.[48]

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    when I was a kid and in school, during late spring when the potatoes were blooming and full leave, we went into the fields picking up potato beetles. the story never went away that the Americans after WW2 dropped them on purpose over Austria and Germany.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_potato_beetle

    we could not feed them to the chickens. for some reason it made the eggs smell. so we just drowned them in water.- later- the fields were sprayed with DDT. at that time the only effective chemical. until it was found out how bad it was. though it dod not affect the potato as such. since they were deep underneathe. nevertheless DDT was banned. and somethign else was found. the only animal that wil leat them and thrieve o nthem is apparently the pheasant. but how to get THEM onto the fields..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benedikt View Post
    when I was a kid and in school, during late spring when the potatoes were blooming and full leave, we went into the fields picking up potato beetles. the story never went away that the Americans after WW2 dropped them on purpose over Austria and Germany.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_potato_beetle

    we could not feed them to the chickens. for some reason it made the eggs smell. so we just drowned them in water.- later- the fields were sprayed with DDT. at that time the only effective chemical. until it was found out how bad it was. though it dod not affect the potato as such. since they were deep underneathe. nevertheless DDT was banned. and somethign else was found. the only animal that wil leat them and thrieve o nthem is apparently the pheasant. but how to get THEM onto the fields..

    Pheasant? The bird? Different states in America pay regular people to raise them. Then release them into the wild. Later, hunters can shoot them and eat them.

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