Skip to comments.Corn Lost To Snow Could Amount To 100 Million Bushels
Posted on 01/11/2010 8:26:35 AM PST by Kartographer
Heavy snow in parts of the Midwest could cause as much as 100 million bushels of the 2009 corn crop to be lost. According to analysts in several Corn Belt states, a significant number of acres were yet to be harvested when snow came in December. Now, with the storm that struck the first week of January adding more snow, a lot of the corn still in the field will be there for the rest of the winter. It likely won't be harvested until spring and significant yield loss will occur.
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This is why you don't grow fuel.
Translated: Archer Daniels Midland is about to get another huge bundle of taxpayer cash.
Of course, we wouldn’t want to help this situation out by doing away with ethanol in gasoline or anything reasonable like that. Oh no, that would make too much sense.
The deer are harvesting it as we speak.
In californa store most of the produce comes from out of the country but it won’t stop them from jacking up the prices.the same can be said about grain.
Will the alternative-energy biofuel segment of the Green movement confront the Global Warming segment over the planet’s increasingly brutal winter trends?
If I am not mistaken, the only corn left unharvested at this point is cattle corn.
If this corn goes to waste, it will probably affect meat prices more than produce prices.
Does that mean that we won’t be paying farmers NOT to grow corn next year? (cue crickets)
“The deer are harvesting it as we speak.”
Yeah, blame it on the deer :)
I’m thinking this might be a win/win for us ...
Don’t ban me, please!
Just in time to fatten up the nobama depression era “today’s special” raccoon.
We won’t ban you. We’ll admire your punsmanship.
I’m not a farmer but waiting until December to harvest corn seems quite risky in the midwest. Hope they weren’t counting on the global warming lies to protect their crops.
“This is why you don’t grow fuel.”
Guessing soda’s and foods containd High Fructose Corn Syrup will be going up in cost, too. (grinning)
We have started low-carb eating and will not look back.
Mexican tortilla factories hardest hit.
A smart farmer has silos just for thareason.
Alot of fields were to wet to harvest, at least that I was told when we were in Nebraska last fall.
Yeah, I thought that because it was “Biological” that it would be there all the time. Don’t tell me that someone forgot to figure in bad weather, floods and Acts of God when they said that Ethanol was a totally “Re-newable” fuel source.
Global Warming? What the heck is that?!?