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I am cornholio!
tp has went up substantially too
Meaning he has a very dirty bunghole.
I have 140 acres doing nothing....sigh...too late for corn though. For all of us.
Therefore. Short the crap out of general mills until next year or go long dog food.
Where's the "peak corn" crowd...
How 'bout the corn bubble? You can't eat... never mind.
They are with the Chinese shopping for food companies in Europe. If the Chinese elite hate their own people and don't care if they starve, why are they so concerned about purchasing food companies?
Control the food = control the people
corn farmers are being payed not to plant in mississippi right now. This is a planned shortage. No more, no less.
Don't forget that worthless, engine-destroying ethanol that is not only subsidized, but mandated.
Because as we all know, burning our food supply (along with the last 6 inches of topsoil) is far preferable to using dirty, foreign oil.
Now, any of you statist's out there, keep telling yourself how this is all good. I dare ya.
Given record high corn prices does this means we can now stop corn subsidies? Can we stop giving more public money to farmers who are having their best years ever? Where are the fiscally conservative Republicans? Oh, wait, many of them are farmers and farm states, too. Government money is bad for YOU but not them.
No...no they are not. I don't know where you are getting this but it is wrong.
I can't plant because there was too much water on the fields. 100 acres = 40k in seed. nobody is growing because they can't eat 40k fool. Fucking retarded suburbanite slobs, swear to christ they think the farming industry is that regulated.
Yes assholes get paid not to plant. BUT IT"S SPECIFIC PLANTS. Corn is an open opportuntity because it's a fickle bitch. Any fucker can grow tomatoes, cucumbers...corn though is a wicked pain in the ass when trying to grow it in metric tonnes. Roses are easier, at least they don't demolish the soil and force a one on one off cycle.
This year though. The soil, my soil is going to weeds and clover. Too late to plant anything. Ottawa valley makes around 60 billion tonnes of your breakfast, beer, meat filler, orange juice stablizer, etc... worldwide. Thought food prices were bad last month. Wait until Oct.
Dumbass. People are so fucking hung up on putting 10% of the corn in gas tanks they have ZERO clue what corn is used for. Like condoms...guess what...corn in that. Like coke...guess what the can and the sweet water have in common? Corn. Anyone wiped their ass lately? Guess what...corn starch is used to hold that paper together so your fingers don't touch your ass.
That's corn. There is a reason it's a commodity. It cleans you, feeds you and even make bug traps happen to poison things.
Still time to plant soybeans...
All transitory speculation due to those futures speculators
Not entirely true. Temps are too low for corn: hear James McCanney, the world's leading living scientist, talk about crop failure in his last week's radio show: http://jmccanneyscience.com .
The bigger picture is Global Cooling. See http://www.iceagenow.com . We're right on schedule for the next ice age, and so expect to see more of the same, and then some, in northerly latitutdes.
15% of my gasoline just went higher.
While simultaneously ruining my second new catalytic converter.
Which beggs the question. What will be worth more in the end, a bail of cotton or a bail of dollars?
Can the fibers of FRN's be recycled into clothing?
Slowly the grips of manipulation start to falter.
Sugar is also on the launch pad..I have been watching that for awhile now along with Lumber..
Oh Japan needs lumber - Lots of it ,millions of cubic feet. Glass, aluminium and insulation as well.
What it does not have is a hope in hell.
Need to send Obama over and give them that hopey changey thing
Hugh Hendry' will be happy this week.
His long corn / short Olam
Let them eat Popcorn! Watch out for the backlash from hungry citizens.
Has Frito-Lay broken a sweat yet? I don't follow the stock but I do like their Scoops.
Should be coming out with a Scoops 4-pak for 99 cents...er that's chips, not bags...
That'll work. Then they can package bean dip like they do Cheeze-Whiz.
as much as corn is used in animal feed...look for tyson and smithfield to break a sweat as well. They have probably locked in some futures at a lower price but overall the rise in grain cost effects most protein(animal source) prices as well.
Corn is the be-all feedstock in industrialized food processing...
got a good size garden this year..gonna build a chicken tractor to house 3 or 4 hens soon too. will have year supply of string beans thats for sure.
being food and energy self sufficient is a good investment!!
Ricght there with you. Just took delivery on 13 layers for the coop I built last summer - so far so good. Corn is 8 inches high - planted it in the old 3 sisters method. Lots of drying beans and winter squash. 25 lbs of Kennebec potatos in the ground. Currently fighting with anonymous mice for the ripest strawberries.
More than anything, it takes my mind off of this hugely troubled world.
f'in bunnies have been going to town on my pole beans this year. still have some in freezer from last year. breaking out the .22 LR, as the putrid smelling spray stuff isn't working and dog only cares about squirrels. wife and kids will just need to understand. suburban neighbors won't have a clue what that sound is. wonder what impact this corn situation is going to have on white tails come November?
Drove thru Indiana to Michigan ten days ago. It was a little disturbing to see hundreds and hundreds of acres, mile after mile of fields completely untouched because of all the rain. Then there was a dry spell and the farmers could finally get out in the fields. The farmer near me had two helpers and was working 18 hrs a day for three days to get his fields planted. No kidding, I saw the lights on his tractor at midnight one night. So, the crops are in. I was talking with another farmer and he said that 100% of his corn crop is contracted to the nearby ethanol plant. So much for food inflation calming down...
Yup. I've seen footage, but it's good to hear some corroboration. Winter wheat was badly hurt. Awful weather conditions persist.
People rail against corn-based ethanol. But at least that's domestically sourced (money flowing back to the economy, better energy security). What they fail to see is that without the ethanol dilution in gasoline, we'd need to import even more, at higher cost and with less independence.
good idea. It takes about a gallon of gasoline to make a gallon of ethanol, a wash at best. Irreplaceable topsoil and oil are consumed forever.
+10000 duo. Ethanol is part ofthe problem not part of the solution.
corn ethanol is an abomination.
Other plantstuffs like sugar cane actually produce at positive EROI.
Corn ethanol is just effing proof the government is a total fuckup at whatever they do and everything is graft and boondoggles
And of course there is always the possibility that weather in the midwest will be like last year. Around the end of June last year we stopped getting rain and barely saw any through October. We were fine then because our crops had all been planted and were already as tall as they needed to be. If the same happens this year the outcome will be very bad.
Take that corn, ethanol the damn thing and burn it all.
What do you want? Gas to go get food which is being burned off in the Nation or food to eat and honest to goodness leaded gasoline that is so good for our engines.
Stop converting corn for something other than food and you will see a instant improvement in the overall situation.
while I agree that food should not be used to fuel motor vehicles, particularly mandatory use - the majority of corn grown in amrka is GMO, and not really fit for human consumption - it's primarily used to gum up your engines, fatten your meat animals, and for high fructose corn syrup, another apparently "mandatory" ingredient in corporate fud-stuffs, since it's hidden in virtually everything packaged.
soybeans, corn, potatoes, sugar beets - all overwhelmingly Monsanto-fud now.
It's the cornflationary end-game, bitchez.
This proves that strong weather can even beat the bigest deflation -> but the sun will come and a strong dollar will arise -> god bless my fairy tale
its all because of magnetic flares on the sun.
High Fructose, bitchez!!
Here in the western part of Iowa the crop looks like shit compared to what it usually does. Late getting in, and it will be late getting it out, IF the snow stays away. Yields will be waaayyy down from normal.One goofy weather pattern here lately. Yesterday was hotter than a bitch, this morning I woke up and put a jacket on.
It is almost as if interfering in commodity markets to keep prices articfically low reduces supply. I don't know. I watch a lot of TV and I don't really believe that is possible. It can't be.
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