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    What's going to happen when the trend fades, as these trends tend to do?  Many farmers will have saved and invested and come out ahead, but others will think the prices will last forever and extend themselves dangerously.

    That's the market at work, of course, but a rational society will have some alternative available for people who get ground under market processes.  But people (and governments) never think about what to do after the boom while a boom is going on.

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