Sign in to follow this  
femvet59

Much higher food prices in 1 month!!

Recommended Posts

Because of the ongoing draught in the midwest, corn and soybean prices have been skyrocketing on the futures market.

Corn was around $5.50 a bushel, now it's at $7.20 with expectations it could go as high as $9!

It takes about one (1) month to affect prices at the store, so get ready! Corn especially is in everything, cereal, soda's, literally in 1000's of product. We have a very small window to add to our preps in any meaningful way.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very true. I used to work for a company that used corn to make basic ingredients for food and non food products. The number r of products that base corn went into was amazing. I can guaruntee that there is nobody on this forum that doest have products in their house we made product for....even things you wouldnt think had corn in it. Stock up. As I write this j

I'm eating corn chips and salsa.

Edited by tinderwolf

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

oh you all are being paranoid for good reason LOL

 

I am afraid everything is made from or with 3 things corn petroleum / oil or water

 

it makes no difference if they are in the actual product or not as it takes fuel for vehicles for

people to go to work water for drinks and grow food people eat or make the power they use directly or indirectly

 

I bet all those people that bought corn heaters {works like a wood pellet stove} to heat their homes are happy.

 

I guess now you all remember your parents telling you NEVER play with your food now we use it in gasoline

and we put it in boats jetski's off road vehicles take trips on planes to go to disney world on and on.

 

now we are seeing the error of our ways way too late I think.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

More bad news: there is a new fungus affecting wheat. Started in Africa and is rapidly spreading across Europe.

 

The last bad one, UG-99, took almost 30 years (!) before the resistant strain was developed in sufficient numbers to replace the sick.

 

Have to admit, I thought I would just buy bread flour, but this has changed my mind. I'm placing an order for a 100 lbs of wheat and a grinder today.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

OH NO :eek:

 

Theres a fungus among us

 

femvet59 sounds like a good plan look online for plenty of bread recipes some are easy and some require to much rising punching down rising also get a recipes for flat breads like tortillas or pita etc. just in case finding

yeast becomes a problem.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
OH NO :eek:

 

Theres a fungus among us

 

femvet59 sounds like a good plan look online for plenty of bread recipes some are easy and some require to much rising punching down rising also get a recipes for flat breads like tortillas or pita etc. just in case finding

yeast becomes a problem.

 

hey, Snake. check out Chef Tess bakeresse, she has a recipe to keep yeast going indefinetely. Just made it, super easy.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I already heard about that and I think we can't do anything about it. In fact, along with death and taxes, it is certain that food prices will always increase. At this particular time, due to non-traditional weather patterns in many food-growing regions, the price of food is rising faster than many other customer goods. But there are many ways to keep those grocery costs down without sacrificing nutrition for your home. Why definitely not find out more on this site?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You don`t need yeast,a plain potatoe will do,actually anything that ferments will rise bread,but don`t forget

make bread with clean water,no chlorine,use beer,better taste.

Also from corm,you get the best alcohol in the world,BLUE LIGHTING MOONSHINE,from the hills of the

Appalachian Mountains:cool:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
hey, Snake. check out Chef Tess bakeresse, she has a recipe to keep yeast going indefinetely. Just made it, super easy.

 

thanks femvet

 

I had to hunt it down it was with this bread recipe so here is the link I saved it as a pdf file from my

office write program

 

http://cheftessbakeresse.blogspot.com/2012/07/no-knead-whole-wheat-bread-anyone-can.html

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just read this this morning on msnbcs news page usda says the drought will push up food prices in 2013. beef is expected to jump 4 to 5% Also milk, eggs and pork. I have a four year old so milk is going to hurt the most for me.

Edited by Shawn

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes food is going up!! In any situation that involves a mear hint of shortage people start to panic/purchase more than they need..stock and futures is the example..not the daily purchase you and I do..

 

Purchaseing an extra 50 lbs of sugar and 50lbs hard wheat does nothing to any small area market!

If you purchase an extra 50 gallon of gas every week and store it some may see it as crazy but again no effect on the local Market..

 

Its the large companys Purchasing and futures market that effects everything.

 

So purchase Local as you can/stash what you use DAILY to defer the rising cost..average it out ..

 

JMO..

 

about the use of CORN and Copper...with the use of straight corn as a mash,It takes 3 to 4 weeks to get a good enough "WERT"to be able to get anything out of it..Taking the SUGAR out of the CORN is the seceret!!

 

But useing Wheat/ and 2 bls of sugar per gallon of water/in a mix as a wert will only take 10 days to get the propper(WERT) to run through the copper!!

 

Well at least this is what I was told...

 

The price of lean hogs has finally moved.The winter pig will cost you more..

 

Everything cost more because of TRANSPORTATION...Not because we dont have enough!!!

 

Purchase from a local Farmer when ever possible!!

JMO..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well OK GAP

 

 

you can use a standard slow cooker and drill a hole on the lid put in a "worm" coil of copper tubing

or otherwise called a condenser either wrap with burlap and put a fan on it and keep it wet so it can cool the copper tubing or you can make a water jacket {takes more water}

 

seal the lid and any leaks with biscuit dough { as this is not add anything poison to the system}

 

Water boils at 212 F and alcohol boils at 173 so keep temp between 173 and 175 and you got alcohol

 

average a pint per gallon and you have to triple distill unless you build a reflux column still

any solder needs to be silver solder not LEAD {BAD}

 

http://stilltutorial.com/

 

here is a basic recipe site you can reduce this and make 5 gallons

 

http://chemistry.about.com/od/chemistryhowtoguide/ht/ethanol.htm

 

remember to remove the singlings {bad chemicals} or else your stuff will be bitter or BAD read about it

 

a stonewear crock or a glass copper or stainless steel pot with lid anything else BAD

 

there are bad chemicals in alcohol on the third run remove the first shot of a one gallon slow cooker still

 

read a lot learn more and print recipes and information for the day when you may need it.

 

here is how and what you need to measure spirits alcohol content

 

http://www.ehow.com/how_5973238_measure-proof-after-distillation.html

 

there are many books on this subject and if your interested you should buy them and read and understand thoroughly so you do not poison your self.

 

as far as I know 150 proof is minimum for combustion in a fuel engine too high can make the engine run hot

 

it is Illegal to make alcohol without a permit PERIOD you can make wine or beer but NOT ALCOHOL from a still

or any other way and there is another way but I will keep that to my self.

 

Mash smells if you live in a regular neighborhood everyone is not going to know your confused it also needs to be covered read up on beer and alcohol

making.

 

live long and prosper don't follow the law and go to jail.

Edited by juzcallmesnake

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

JCMS is correct the first 100 mill that comes off a run(4 gallon) "MUST" be thrown away..its nail polish remover!!!and only good for cleaning out paint brushes..or pouring down a wasp hole in the ground!!

 

Please dont ever try anything against the law!!!Some things will get you sick and kill you if you dont do it correctley...and land your ass in JAIL/Federal!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
three weeks ago at Stop & Shop corn was 17 cents an ear. Now its six ears for $3.

 

WOW I think the bean counters in the government were not counting on that kind of increase.

 

I always like their expectation of the amount of increase and the real world price if I am a farmer and lost 50%

of my crop then at least I would have to charge double or go bust , out of business and for the family

farmer that is not an option I would rather pay more and keep the local / family farmer going than

del monte and many other commercial growers because if they ever get total control of the food supply

either they could be bought out by a foreign company or use genetically modified seed {not necessarily bad}

I am not of the camp of Luddites that believe all science is bad although I do think it need to be overseen

by multiple groups so not one makes any decision as to migration into the food supply.

 

crossing of plants has been happening since Egypt and before it is some of the things we do now that concern folks like using genetic material from a totally different plant to give it attributes tat are unnatural.

crossing two different tomato plants to give the progeny a leg up on bug resistance size of fruit or increased numbers of fruit or less seeds is a normal Ideal for some specific usage like tomato paste or salsa some have a delicate skin some more leathery more juice or more meat the grower and user make their plans on these

attributes the farmer knows how much water and what production he can expect and a target price

 

Well back to the thread unexpected consequences now they say the ground is so hard normal rain may not help and actually cause top soil loss even something like the dust bowl effect.

Now let us back up and remember what we were told in school {if your old enough} that we did not have to worry about that anymore that the new techniques and rotational farming and improved seed would insure

better yields and we have operated on that premise now we see that this is all BUNK and after family farms

are at their lowest and diversity of plants are also lower and increased chemical fertilizer and insecticides.

 

this should have been a warning increases in prophylaxis or augmenting normal soil after crop rotation

should have red flagged a problem so now we are back to zero and have to go back to the original

crop rotation and rest cycle or we risk our food supply IMO.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
thanks femvet

 

I had to hunt it down it was with this bread recipe so here is the link I saved it as a pdf file from my

office write program

 

http://cheftessbakeresse.blogspot.com/2012/07/no-knead-whole-wheat-bread-anyone-can.html

I make bread all the time,try making Sourdough Bread,once you make the starter,you will have readytogo bread all the time,sourdough starter will last forever,is pass down from generation to generation,read about it,you will enjoy it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this