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What about grains? Getting short?

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by mjbskwim, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    So Friday,the 11th,earthquake/tsunami day, I go to the butcher shop at the local store.
    The guy isn't overboard at all.Doesn't seem like he worries much.

    I ask "How's it goin' ?" "Well I'm not swimmin like the Japanese are"

    Then he goes on about how the rice crops just got flooded,Australia's wheat just had 8' of water over it,Argentina's crops got flooded

    And how if we have one more crop disaster,we are kinda screwed.

    Then we will see the food prices really sky rocket
     
  2. Decker

    Decker My house Active Member

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    The man speaks the truth.

    -d
     
  3. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    Dude, if gas really hits $5.00+ a gallon you will see every other price of everything skyrocket.
     
  4. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    ...And then they drop the next year...

    This happens all of the time. Prices fluctuate pretty wide in the agriculture world. And most crop prices are up this year, which is good for farmers (who havent had a crop failure) by putting more cash in their pockets. Its not the end of the world.
     
  5. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Denial is not a river in Egypt
     
  6. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    You mean when

    And Physics guy,maybe you haven't noticed,but the prices don't go back down to what they were last year.They drop a little but not all the way.Which kinda means they keep going up.

    Blitz,it's spelled Nile







    jk
    And good for the farmers,as long as WE don't have any major disaster too.
     
  7. SheepDog223

    SheepDog223 Salem Well-Known Member

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    I'd be more worried about inflation than a disaster. As PG implied, when AG prices go up everybody wants in on that crop the next year and they go down again. But when inflation hits you have to wait ten or more years for your paycheck to catch up.