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Just left the grocery store where they are talking about the price of milk going up alonge with meat and bacon doom!

 
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Just left the grocery store where they are talking about the price of milk going up alonge with meat and bacon doom!
Itís a combination of things all coming together at once, from high feed prices to high fuel prices to uncertainty of the federal farm bill that was temporary extended till September 30, 2013 along with mandated biofuels and crop insurance they are still saying milk prices could double before the end of the year.

Chicken was 3.79 a pound already, the old ladyís at the deli are making less now even with the raises they got at the start of the year, they are all panicking and donít know how they will get by.

It was a very strange atmosphere at the grocery store today, thatís for sure.






This is the fears of the farmers below, canít blame them either.

Snip; When Congress finally gets around to debating a farm bill, crop insurance and direct payments for commodities will be two key elements at the top of discussion.

But the farm bill is not a high priority for the new congress. Bigger budget issues have priority before Congress will start work on a new farm bill, said K-State Extension Agriculture Economist Troy Dumler.

"The farm bill is in a holding pattern," Dumler said.
When the debate begins, farmers will keep a close eye on the status of crop insurance.

The entire state is in drought conditions with almost 80 percent of the state in extreme drought conditions and a little over a third of the state in exceptional drought conditions.

After two years of drought, the loss of dry land crops and yield reduction in irrigated crops has made the necessity of crop insurance even more important.

Compound that with the ever-increasing equipment and production costs, a solid crop insurance element in the farm bill is essential for farmers.

Another key element in the farm bill is replacing direct payments for commodities that are no longer offered. It will probably be replaced with something similar to crop insurance or a revenue support program.

About 80 percent of the last farm bill was dedicated to nutrition programs and have nothing to do with agriculture.

[link to www.pratttribune.com]


This includes bacon doom! This increase is basicaly set in stone already, 30%+ cost of pork by june.

Snip; Meat and dairy prices make up 52 percent of the FAO Food Price Index and are the primary drivers of the forecast for higher food prices. The Rabobank report projects prices for slaughter cattle will increase by 6 percent and feeder cattle by 8 percent between now and June 30, 2013. The price of pork, demonstrated by lean hog futures, will rise 31 percent during the same period, according to the report.

[link to www.dairyherd.com]


More info; [link to www.agweb.com]


Congresses temporary fix is not making the farmers happy who have to plan a year in advance, it will lead to rather large increases by July in preparation for September. Who knows what will happen but either way youíre looking at a rather large increase in food costs across the board in the next 8 months even if congress does act!
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Thx for the pin, this is on its way as we speak.
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Thanks Chrit. It astounds me how we're still using food for biofuels when it's blatantly obvious this year is going to see skyrocketing food prices mostly due to the drought situtaion the past couple years. We shouldn't be turning food into fuel at all that's insane. And how much food are we still going to export?

I don't know how some people are going to make it. Raised federal taxes, zerocare, gas going up, higher food prices... we're going to have to pull together more than ever now.
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The messed up thing is milk isn't even healthy for you, long term consumption of milk and dairy products has been proven to be a health hazard yet still there is the common universal belief that milk is good for the body, the only good thing about it is the calcium which can easily be taken from other foods.
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Glad to get the info out, the grocery store employees as a whole were rather openly upset preparing for this increase.

The industry as a whole are also talking of a decrease in exports, but not as bad at 2008 when quite a few countries rioted.


The thing is it takes 9 months or more for grain increases to affect the dairy and meat market, So as this increase happens though the 2013 year if grain prices continue to rise steadily as predicted we will see a similar increase going in to 2014.


The cycle looks rather bleak right now with no hope on the horizon.


Biofuels, what a joke, too bad the joke is on us.

Watching someoneís grandmother working the deli in near tears today while she tried to serve customers got to me.

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They will continue to raise prices until no one buys the product.

We will be eating Ramen noodles every night. because the only ones that will be able to afford will be the ones on the gov't dole.
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Re: Just left the grocery store where they are talking about the price of milk going up alonge with meat and bacon doom!
Itís a combination of things all coming together at once, from high feed prices to high fuel prices to uncertainty of the federal farm bill that was temporary extended till September 30, 2013 along with mandated biofuels and crop insurance they are still saying milk prices could double before the end of the year.

Chicken was 3.79 a pound already, the old ladyís at the deli are making less now even with the raises they got at the start of the year, they are all panicking and donít know how they will get by.

It was a very strange atmosphere at the grocery store today, thatís for sure.






This is the fears of the farmers below, canít blame them either.

Snip; When Congress finally gets around to debating a farm bill, crop insurance and direct payments for commodities will be two key elements at the top of discussion.

But the farm bill is not a high priority for the new congress. Bigger budget issues have priority before Congress will start work on a new farm bill, said K-State Extension Agriculture Economist Troy Dumler.

"The farm bill is in a holding pattern," Dumler said.
When the debate begins, farmers will keep a close eye on the status of crop insurance.

The entire state is in drought conditions with almost 80 percent of the state in extreme drought conditions and a little over a third of the state in exceptional drought conditions.

After two years of drought, the loss of dry land crops and yield reduction in irrigated crops has made the necessity of crop insurance even more important.

Compound that with the ever-increasing equipment and production costs, a solid crop insurance element in the farm bill is essential for farmers.

Another key element in the farm bill is replacing direct payments for commodities that are no longer offered. It will probably be replaced with something similar to crop insurance or a revenue support program.

About 80 percent of the last farm bill was dedicated to nutrition programs and have nothing to do with agriculture.

[link to www.pratttribune.com]


This includes bacon doom! This increase is basicaly set in stone already, 30%+ cost of pork by june.

Snip; Meat and dairy prices make up 52 percent of the FAO Food Price Index and are the primary drivers of the forecast for higher food prices. The Rabobank report projects prices for slaughter cattle will increase by 6 percent and feeder cattle by 8 percent between now and June 30, 2013. The price of pork, demonstrated by lean hog futures, will rise 31 percent during the same period, according to the report.

[link to www.dairyherd.com]


More info; [link to www.agweb.com]


Congresses temporary fix is not making the farmers happy who have to plan a year in advance, it will lead to rather large increases by July in preparation for September. Who knows what will happen but either way youíre looking at a rather large increase in food costs across the board in the next 8 months even if congress does act!
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yeah obviosly GW s fault.5a
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The messed up thing is milk isn't even healthy for you, long term consumption of milk and dairy products has been proven to be a health hazard yet still there is the common universal belief that milk is good for the body, the only good thing about it is the calcium which can easily be taken from other foods.
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Homogenized, pasturized milk, which is no milk at all, but white liquid, is not good for you. Real milk is very good for you.
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I'm one of those people who can't walk through the front door of the supermarket without dropping a hundred bucks, so I try to shop only a couple of time per month.

I have REALLY noticed a constant uptick on prices across the board. Of course meat and dairy products, but bread has gone up by nearly 50 per cent, and produce has been higher too every time I go to the store. Even canned goods (and you KNOW they bought THOSE awhile back at a lower price), with the store/generic brands now equal or higher than the national well-known brands were a year ago.

Don't know what I can do to change it much - all I can do is grouse about it and vow that my little garden patch is going to be MUCH more than a hobby spot this year!
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Thanks Chrit. It astounds me how we're still using food for biofuels when it's blatantly obvious this year is going to see skyrocketing food prices mostly due to the drought situtaion the past couple years. We shouldn't be turning food into fuel at all that's insane. And how much food are we still going to export?

I don't know how some people are going to make it. Raised federal taxes, zerocare, gas going up, higher food prices... we're going to have to pull together more than ever now.
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I bought a 1/4 acre heirloom seed kit to hopefully battle the cost of food and already have a few months of can goods stored and ready to bug lol
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I hate bacon doom!

I can already get steak for less per pound than bacon when there is a sale. I love bacon -- NO BACON DOOM!!!!!!


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The messed up thing is milk isn't even healthy for you, long term consumption of milk and dairy products has been proven to be a health hazard yet still there is the common universal belief that milk is good for the body, the only good thing about it is the calcium which can easily be taken from other foods.
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Milk and meat industry count for @54% of the entire food industry.

Milk is not about the gallon as much as it is about cooking byproducts such as cheese prices, butter prices and dried Whey prices. All of which are used in the majority of foods. Itís linked to everything we eat, if they start substituting as an example soy in place of milk in production then soy will skyrocket also leading to an all around the board increase in all products produced.
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The industry as a whole are also talking of a decrease in exports, but not as bad at 2008 when quite a few countries rioted.

Oh lord I'd forgotten about that. (must be the fluoride.) Scary that we're so close to rioting ourselves. If it weren't for EBTs and SNAP what have you this country would be in chaos in three days or less.

The only reason why this nation isn't conspicuously in dire straight is because we can't see the mile long bread lines anymore. It's hidden.
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Meant to add that the "atmosphere" in the store now is grim and furtive, and I see a lot of customers putting stuff back onto the shelves instead of into their shopping cart.
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Get your Gardens in, have food when you need it.

I live in Florida so my Garden is 24/7/365
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Thanks Chrit. It astounds me how we're still using food for biofuels when it's blatantly obvious this year is going to see skyrocketing food prices mostly due to the drought situtaion the past couple years. We shouldn't be turning food into fuel at all that's insane. And how much food are we still going to export?

I don't know how some people are going to make it. Raised federal taxes, zerocare, gas going up, higher food prices... we're going to have to pull together more than ever now.
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I bought a 1/4 acre heirloom seed kit to hopefully battle the cost of food and already have a few months of can goods stored and ready to bug lol
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Good on you man and best of luck. I live in an apartment in a big city so I'm a bit screwed if the stuff hits the fan.
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I hate bacon doom!

I can already get steak for less per pound than bacon when there is a sale. I love bacon -- NO BACON DOOM!!!!!!


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30% increase or more by the end of June for pork...

I went to make chili the other day & ground beef was 6 bucks a pound, So much for a cheap quick meal. Ended up with Salmon cheaper then ground beef because they don't have to feed the salmon dry goods.

It's messed up.
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The messed up thing is milk isn't even healthy for you, long term consumption of milk and dairy products has been proven to be a health hazard yet still there is the common universal belief that milk is good for the body, the only good thing about it is the calcium which can easily be taken from other foods.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 33308831


Milk and meat industry count for @54% of the entire food industry.

Milk is not about the gallon as much as it is about cooking byproducts such as cheese prices, butter prices and dried Whey prices. All of which are used in the majority of foods. Itís linked to everything we eat, if they start substituting as an example soy in place of milk in production then soy will skyrocket also leading to an all around the board increase in all products produced.
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Plus all the guys would start growing breasts since soy products will turn their DNA toward being female!
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The messed up thing is milk isn't even healthy for you, long term consumption of milk and dairy products has been proven to be a health hazard yet still there is the common universal belief that milk is good for the body, the only good thing about it is the calcium which can easily be taken from other foods.
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I was highly allergic to milk as a child and couldnt drink it.Didnt affect me in any way health wise not having milk.
As an adult I can tolerate a bit.Thought I had out grown it and was eating ice cream and having milk with my cereal almost daily but I had a severe cough and painful chest for months.Had no idea that was what was causing it until I stopped it for a week while visiting friends.My chest cleared up and the cough is gone.So it certainly isnt good for you if you have even a slight allergy.Many people do that arent aware.
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It's time to hide my tomato plants.
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Meant to add that the "atmosphere" in the store now is grim and furtive, and I see a lot of customers putting stuff back onto the shelves instead of into their shopping cart.
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That's really sad. I think it was a couple years ago when a woman ahead of me in the check out got really upset because she didn't have the money for milk or eggs or something can't remember. I just gave her the money and she was really happy. (and the cashier lol.) Help out whenever you can if you are able!
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I hate bacon doom!

I can already get steak for less per pound than bacon when there is a sale. I love bacon -- NO BACON DOOM!!!!!!


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30% increase or more by the end of June for pork...

I went to make chili the other day & ground beef was 6 bucks a pound, So much for a cheap quick meal. Ended up with Salmon cheaper then ground beef because they don't have to feed the salmon dry goods.

It's messed up.
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I already expanded the size of my garden plot last fall. May just have to increase it a bit more at planting time.

This is not good news for people who lack the space to garden at all.
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if you shop at the super walmart its still cheaper...

for now any ways
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Meant to add that the "atmosphere" in the store now is grim and furtive, and I see a lot of customers putting stuff back onto the shelves instead of into their shopping cart.
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I shopped yesterday around 3:45 pm.In the past the store is full around that time.School lets out and workers shop and parents stop on the way home.
It was very slow and the check out lady in the fast lane offered to check us out even though we had more than we were suppose to for that lane.Only one other person checking out in another lane and very few shopping in the store.This was a Kroger.
There were a few cheap items to draw you in the store but over all the increases were very noticeable and the shelves are 2 or 3 items deep not all the way to the back.I spent $60 and carried it out in three plastic bags.No meat except some fried chicken from the deli that was $6.
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My family has been discussing getting some pigs for our boys to raise here on our farm. Looks like your thread here is giving us that push we needed to make a decision. Thanks!
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if you shop at the super walmart its still cheaper...

for now any ways
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I just bought chicken breasts there for $1.99 lb. Food Lion had whole chickens for .79 last week. They were all sold out so I got a rain check for later.
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It is a world wide issue to say the least.

7 reasons why the milk price will increase in 2012/13

1. The drought and stifling heat currently hitting the Mid-West of the US is forecast to continue into October. This has major consequences for the global dairy industry:

ē US dairy cow production is down

ē The likelihood of a reduced 2013/14 grain harvest will put further pressure on the US dairy industryís ability to feed itself

ē A reduction in US production and exports of soya beans and corn will affect the Chinese dairy industry (and others), which relies heavily on these crops to feed its cows

2. The profitability of the US dairy industry, which has a big influence on the dairy supply outlook, is at its lowest for years. The milk to feed price ratio has fallen to 1.24 Ė which means the industry is contracting and 80% of the milk cheque is being spent on feeding cows. Normally, the ratio would need to be above 2.5 for industry growth.



More at link, but those are the main points. [link to www.myfarm.co.nz]
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if you shop at the super walmart its still cheaper...

for now any ways
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I just bought chicken breasts there for $1.99 lb. Food Lion had whole chickens for .79 last week. They were all sold out so I got a rain check for later.
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corrected: .79 a pound.
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Working a grocery store use to be a good job, when the unions were in. I started as a deli clerk for $7.45 an hour in 1977. my daughter starts at the same job this week end for $8.00 an hour.
With wages going in the dumpster for 30 years I wonder how we have all made it!

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I agree. Prices are outrageous. It makes me so jealous of those using EBT cards.
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Itís a combination of things all coming together at once, from high feed prices to high fuel prices to uncertainty of the federal farm bill that was temporary extended till September 30, 2013 along with mandated biofuels and crop insurance they are still saying milk prices could double before the end of the year.

Chicken was 3.79 a pound already, the old ladyís at the deli are making less now even with the raises they got at the start of the year, they are all panicking and donít know how they will get by.

It was a very strange atmosphere at the grocery store today, thatís for sure.






This is the fears of the farmers below, canít blame them either.

Snip; When Congress finally gets around to debating a farm bill, crop insurance and direct payments for commodities will be two key elements at the top of discussion.

But the farm bill is not a high priority for the new congress. Bigger budget issues have priority before Congress will start work on a new farm bill, said K-State Extension Agriculture Economist Troy Dumler.

"The farm bill is in a holding pattern," Dumler said.
When the debate begins, farmers will keep a close eye on the status of crop insurance.

The entire state is in drought conditions with almost 80 percent of the state in extreme drought conditions and a little over a third of the state in exceptional drought conditions.

After two years of drought, the loss of dry land crops and yield reduction in irrigated crops has made the necessity of crop insurance even more important.

Compound that with the ever-increasing equipment and production costs, a solid crop insurance element in the farm bill is essential for farmers.

Another key element in the farm bill is replacing direct payments for commodities that are no longer offered. It will probably be replaced with something similar to crop insurance or a revenue support program.

About 80 percent of the last farm bill was dedicated to nutrition programs and have nothing to do with agriculture.

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This includes bacon doom! This increase is basicaly set in stone already, 30%+ cost of pork by june.

Snip; Meat and dairy prices make up 52 percent of the FAO Food Price Index and are the primary drivers of the forecast for higher food prices. The Rabobank report projects prices for slaughter cattle will increase by 6 percent and feeder cattle by 8 percent between now and June 30, 2013. The price of pork, demonstrated by lean hog futures, will rise 31 percent during the same period, according to the report.

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Congresses temporary fix is not making the farmers happy who have to plan a year in advance, it will lead to rather large increases by July in preparation for September. Who knows what will happen but either way youíre looking at a rather large increase in food costs across the board in the next 8 months even if congress does act!
 Quoting: Chrit


meat has been sky high for a few years.
its already 7 bucks for 2 porkchops.
How much higher can it go?

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