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  1. Food and water ***(Iowa Governor Kim) Reynolds said early estimates indicate 10 million acres (4 million hectares) have been damaged in the nation’s top corn-producing state and...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Yahoo news:;_ylt=AwrBJR.oaX9TjhMAxynQtDMD Beef and veal are up almost 10 percent. Egg prices up 15 percent in April alone Forbes...
  3. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Freak snow storm has killed an estimated 75,000 cattle in the northern states. And we thought the price of beef was already expensive?
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Regarding peanuts and the current heat wave this summer, does anyone know if drought conditions are forecast for the US peanut growing regions? I would like to have some info on whether peanut butter prices are predicted to double again this year. Thanks. CSM101
  5. Financial Forum
    grain prices up, esp corn not good news. not only is there substantial use of grains directly, they are ingredients in additional food products. looks like prices are only going to go up.:(
  6. General Discussion
    its sick that i bought a point of corned beef the cheaper cut for 1.39$ a lb last year to year to the date its now 2.99$ a lb .
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Iraq has decided to buy rice from India, instead of buying from the US. Haiti, which usually only buys rice from the US is looking at cheaper options.,8599,2107531,00.html If you are looking to stockpile rice, keep an eye on the prices. The time to...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Made the 60 mile trek to the city where I buy food and supplies today. As I was going through the canned vegetables aisle, (I always get a few extra for the pantry) I saw Libby's standard 15 oz can of green beans for $1.89 I cannot repeat here what I said to myself when I saw that, but I am...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So I was listening to fox new radio earlier today and the "experts" are predicting the trice of food to continue rising due to only about 20% of the corn being produced being used for food be it for feed or human consumption. wondering what every one here is doing to prepaire for this. Me...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Found this little fun fact, something to look forward to if the S hits the fan. During the American revolution, inflation was so great that the price of corn rose 10,000%, the price of wheat 14,000%, the price of flour 15,000%, and the price of beef 33,000%.
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Gallup Poll shows fewer Americans have access to basic necessities According to the poll, 18% of Americans can not afford basic necessities. I fear that the lower and middle class will be pushed to...
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    The price of corn went up 6% yesterday. That is the most it is permitted to rise in a single day. Wheat jumped 8%.
  13. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Just read an article in USA Today talking about the effect of the bad weather on corn production and it's effect on the future of food prices.
  14. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Please keep in mind that this is my personal opinion, and I am in no way trying to fear monger. There is enough crap out there to worry about without any help from me. I feel that we are in a calm before the storm. Not necessarily a SHTF storm, but a panic storm. From right now until the...
  15. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    As I am in college, I could be spending my time more wisely reading books related to my field to advance my career than working a minimum wage job saving for food and water. How likely do you believe it is that the collapse of the dollar will mean starvation for those who do not keep stock? And...
  16. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Is it just me, or are grocery prices going up at an alarming rate? Manufacturers are making packages smaller, ounces less, etc. Most other products have gone up considerably in the last six months. Gas is outrageous. A few years ago, when gas prices went up, the news outlets were going...
  17. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Link below. Whilst obviously it is to be taken with a pinch of salt something like this could deeply effect us all individually and as societies. Will having more than one child become an even harder choice to make? Will we see many food types growing...
  18. General Discussion
    Inflation rate: real numbers, unadjusted, no lies? Does anyone know of any website that tracks the current Inflation rate? I know that since the DOL stopped publishing the unadjusted unemployment numbers [in March 2009], there is a shadow stats website that still posts the real numbers around...
  19. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I normally shop at Winco or Walmart, yesterday I was taking back a video and there was an Albertsons right there and I needed milk, so decided just to run in instead of going all the way to Winco for just a couple of things, haven't been in a major chain like that for quite awhile. I got the...
  20. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I see constantly the prices you all quote on what you buy and how it is all going up. If I could buy at the prices you quote I would be cheering. Your prices are so cheap compared to where I live. In fact some of them are amazing. Perhaps you are finally catching up to the rest of world and...
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