Farmers Feed Their Cows And Pigs Leftover Baked Goods, Expired Pet Food Due To Corn Price Surge

By Whitney Tipton From The Daily Caller – Re-Blogged From WUWT

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Matt Cardy/Getty Images

August 02, 2019 6:14 PM ET
High corn prices have made U.S. farmers look for low-cost substitutes for livestock feed including crops from South America, day-old bakery products and expired pet food.

A historic spring corn planting delay has driven up local prices of corn, which is used to feed hogs, cattle and poultry, forcing farmers to seek alternatives including outdated baked goods, Reuters reported.

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Reading the Next Recession

Here is a journey in photos and facts to compare the present Great Recession with the past Great Depression to gain perspective on where we might be headed.

Just as we had two great world wars, we might have two great depressions, the last of which we started out calling “The Great Recession” because, at the time, we didn’t know where it would end up or how long it would continue. Remember that World War I did not start off being called WWI. It was originally called “The Great War.”

Reports of Widespread Rioting Across UK Takes Government by Surprise

[Europe is suffering from fruit &vegetable crop failures due to cold & wet conditions in Spain and Italy, which supply the UK and most of Europe. Several super markets are rationing lettuce and broccoli. This article is (likely) a tongue in cheek description of some of the havoc being caused by the shortages. The quiet sun today, and the quiet sun during the Maunder Minimum a couple hundred years ago are thought to be causes of the untoward climate. – Bob]

Tonight, the U.K. Is in disarray. The major cities of London, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham are in lockdown with reports of outbreaks of vegans rioting.

There has been widespread looting in independent fruit and veg shops. Suppliers have been stripped of their produce and burned to the ground. Several grocers have been badly trampled as vegetarians in their thousands plunder local shops for lettuce.

In the Middle of the “Hottest Year Ever” Come Record Wheat Harvests

By Anthony Watts – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

From the “Paul Ehrlich is still spectacularly wrong” department:

Malthus Chokes on Bumper Wheat Crop

A generation after leading scientists and experts warned the world of an escalating series of horrendous famines, the crop gluts continue. The latest kick in the pants to the Malthusian doomsayers is a bumper global wheat harvest. Defying not only the Club of Rome doomsayers, but also the climate Chicken Littles who have been warning about damage from rising temperatures to world agriculture, food production is booming even as meteorologists call July 2016 the hottest month ever.

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The Iceman Cometh?

By Paul Driessen – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

Could a quiescent sun portend a new little ice age: a chilly era for humanity and agriculture?

President Obama, Al Gore and other alarmists continue to prophesy manmade global warming crises, brought on by our “unsustainable” reliance on fossil fuels. Modelers like Mike Mann and Gavin Schmidt conjure up illusory crisis “scenarios” based on the assumption that carbon dioxide emissions now drive climate change. A trillion-dollar Climate Crisis industry self-servingly echoes their claims.

But what if these merchants of fear are wrong? What if the sun refuses to cooperate with the alarmists?

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