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Dead Crops, Extreme Drought And Endless Wildfires Are Now The New Normal In America

August 6, 2012

Full Article at http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/dead-crops-extreme-drought-and-endless-wildfires-are-now-the-new-normal-in-america

As you read this, the United States is experiencing the worst drought it has seen since the Dust Bowl days of the 1930s.  As you read this, nearly half of all corn crops in the United States are in “poor” or “very poor” condition.  As you read this, 38 major wildfires are ripping across the central and western United States.  The brutal wildfires in Oklahoma have been so bad that they have made national headlines.  The price of corn has hit a brand new record high this summer and so has the price of soybeans.  More than half of all the counties in this country have been declared to be “natural disaster areas” by the U.S. Department of Agriculture at this point.  Things are so bad for ranchers that the CEO of Smithfield Foods is projecting that meat prices will rise by “significant double digits” in the months ahead.  Sadly, this drought is projected to continue throughout August and into September.  As you will read about below, some meteorologists are even openly postulating that there may not be enough moisture to avoid another drought next year.

Full Article at http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/dead-crops-extreme-drought-and-endless-wildfires-are-now-the-new-normal-in-america

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