Financial Times reports that this past season's droughts in North America and Russia are to blame for the spike in prices for grain crops, which are used to feed animals.
As of August, nearly half of all counties in the U.S. were considered disaster areas due to extreme dryness and heat.
Some U.S. farmers have taken to extreme measures to feed their livestock and save money at the same time, including one Kentucky farmer who fed his cattle candy "just to survive."[/i]
Jeff Grossman/NYC wrote:Pfffffffffffffttttttttt. Hogwash.
Karen/NoCA wrote:Jeff Grossman/NYC wrote:Pfffffffffffffttttttttt. Hogwash.
Can you enlighten us as to why you think it is hogwash? If bacon left this world, it would not bother me at all, but I do use it, love pork chops and some by products. I'm just curious as to your statement.
Jim Cassidy wrote:So for years, I rail about global warming in F&F, likely to no effect whatsoever.
I'm thinking the bacon shortage will be a learning opportunity for a big chunk of the denier community...
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