A year of heavy rains has devastated New Zealand’s potatoes, destroying one-third of the crop in some areas, The Guardian. reports. I blame the sunspot cycle.
“We Lost the Western Kansas Wheat Crop this Weekend,” reads the headline.
(Remember my warning about fighting in the streets for food?)
Two weeks ago, I warned that the Price of veggies in northern Europe could skyrocket. And that’s exactly what they’re doing.
To force compensation for large losses from frost and snow damage
A canned pumpkin shortage could hit store shelves this fall, experts warned Wednesday.
Expect food shortages, civil unrest, Great Lakes locked in ice.
CNBC.com carried an article today about the price of lobsters going through the roof.
Three village in Agadugume District , Puncak Jaya threatened with food shortages due to snow that occurred in the past two weeks.
“It’s been raining way too much for Midwest soybean farmers, and the storms just keep coming,” says agweb.com.
That $6 price was at the Scoular grain terminal east of Salina, says salina.com.