Everyone knows that China's been aggressive about securing its hold on industrial resources, but few people talk about China's efforts to address its agricultural needs. With 29% of the world's population and only 9% of the world's arable land, China has a big food deficit to worry about -- and enough demand to affect the global agricultural market.

In the following video, Motley Fool energy analysts Taylor Muckerman and Joel South discuss some of the headlines in the energy sector, including one on Chinese agricultural mergers and acquisitions.


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