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  1. Food and water
    i grab the occasional #10 can of storage foods like MH, Emergency Essentials, Augason Farms when the price is right. Is is just me or have powdered eggs gone way up? must be trickle down from the Bird flu this last year; http://www.augasonfarms.com/Dairy-Meat/Dairy/Eggs-Dairy meanwhile over...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://oryza.com/Rice-News/14453.html Better stock up on rice as this will definitely affect the prices whether it amounts to a shortage of rice or not. Texas is one of the six largest rice producers in the country. It is estimated that losses due to the water shortage could amount to $675...
  3. 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. http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2107531,00.html If you are looking to stockpile rice, keep an eye on the prices. The time to...
  4. Financial Forum
    The Wall Street Journal has a good article today talking about the immediate future of Food Prices. Good insight into which crops are going higher and a good idea on what to stock up on now before the prices go up. Corn and wheat futures are are up 49% since 2009. Soybeans are up 33% but rice...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hey Bunkies, As some of you may know, I work as a Price Accuracy Coordinator in a grocery store. Well, I went to work yesterday and found that I had to change the price of rice...AGAIN! The new price, no word of a lie, for a 20-pound bag of jasmine rice is: $31.69!!! Can you believe that...
  6. Urban Survival
    My wife and I did some shopping last night and spent around $300 at the grocery store. The dried items we got were several bags of beans and rice. I just happened to get the very last bag of #20 long grain rice. This store usually keeps plenty of 20 and some 50 pound bags in stock. Since...
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