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Great news: "Largest ever cereal harvest predicted this year"
The New Nostradamus of the North ^ | Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Posted on 07/12/2012 10:13:57 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Wasn´t global warming supposed to lead to greatly diminished harvests and global food scarcity? 


Well, tell this to Bill McKibben, Al Gore and the other scarmongers:


"Largest ever cereal harvest predicted this year"


The world is expected to harvest the largest ever crop of cereals in 2012-13 according to an estimate released by the UN affiliated Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) recently. It is estimated that this year's world cereal production will be a record 2371 million tonnes, marking a 1 percent, or 27 million tonnes increase over 2011. 

India is forecast to produce a bumper harvest of 234.4 million tonnes of cereals, up from last year's 232.3 million tonnes. Wheat production is expected to grow marginally from 86.9 million tonnes last year to 88.3 million tonnes this year and rice from 103.4 million tonnes to 105 million tonnes. 



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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; Science; Weather
KEYWORDS: climatechange; globalwarminghoax
The linked story (see the end) relates to India.

Not sure what country this blog is located in,...will work on that.

1 posted on 07/12/2012 10:14:06 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Is this report supposed to obfuscate a huge shortage of CORN?


2 posted on 07/12/2012 10:16:28 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: treetopsandroofs

A bumper crop of Count Chockula and Fruity Pebbles??? Oh Boy!


3 posted on 07/12/2012 10:19:51 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

A bumper crop of Coco Puffs???


4 posted on 07/12/2012 10:20:19 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: treetopsandroofs

My thoughts exactly. I just heard yesterday that the price of meat and dairy are going to rise because of the corn shortage. Too many conflicting messages.


5 posted on 07/12/2012 10:20:43 AM PDT by jimmygrace
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Excellent! Cap’n Crunch for EVERYONE!

Except the poor. They can live with Cheerios.


6 posted on 07/12/2012 10:20:51 AM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo, being wily, pities the fool.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

7 posted on 07/12/2012 10:21:49 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

so we’re gonna be overrun with fruit loops...how nice!


8 posted on 07/12/2012 10:22:06 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Hey, I looked in the Burpee’s Seed catalog and they don’t have any Chex, Honey Oats or Trix seeds. Do you think just planting a box of cereal in the garden would work?


9 posted on 07/12/2012 10:31:06 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Would that mean the price of cereal would go down?


10 posted on 07/12/2012 10:34:40 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: UCANSEE2

“Would that mean the price of cereal would go down?”

Yes, in New Delhi.


11 posted on 07/12/2012 10:56:57 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I just know that the fields in Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska look like August after a heat wave. The drought and heat are terrible. The crops are barely there (thanks to some being watered by irrigation). If you love corn or wheat it is going to be a very short year


12 posted on 07/12/2012 11:01:16 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Silly me. I thought cereals were manufactured from grains and other contents. I really didn’t know you could just go out and harvest Cheerios.

Someone tell me how to plant Chocolate Cheerios.


13 posted on 07/12/2012 11:02:42 AM PDT by ataDude (Its like 1933, mixed with the Carter 70s, plus the books 1984 and Animal Farm, all at the same time.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The middle of the US is in drought.


14 posted on 07/12/2012 11:06:54 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

They’re always after me Lucky Charms! (I have a marshmallow bits crop)


15 posted on 07/12/2012 11:13:39 AM PDT by Clintons Are White Trash (Lynn Stewart, Helen Thomas, Rosie ODonnell, Maureen Dowd, Medea Benjamin - The Axis of Ugly)
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To: treetopsandroofs

Wheat is also pushing toward $9/bu.


16 posted on 07/12/2012 11:22:13 AM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: ataDude

I plant my cereal right next to my grits.


17 posted on 07/12/2012 11:25:49 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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18 posted on 07/12/2012 11:30:42 AM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Just in time for Michael Phelps retirement from swimming and the largest case of the munchies the world will ever see.


19 posted on 07/12/2012 11:54:47 AM PDT by frithguild (You can call me Snippy the Anti-Freeper)
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To: frithguild
Just in time for Michael Phelps retirement from swimming and the largest case of the munchies the world will ever see.

Until Shaun White retires.

20 posted on 07/12/2012 11:56:06 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

and a bumper crop of corn in Washington D.C.


21 posted on 07/12/2012 12:18:37 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

And just how much of this food will the loony left convert into fuels?


22 posted on 07/12/2012 1:08:46 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Repeal Obamacare, the CITIZENSHIP TAX)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I bet it won’t be as big as the Swiss spaghetti harvest of 1957. (Saw a video about that once.)


23 posted on 07/12/2012 1:17:44 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: dfwgator
Why are you promoting illegal alien cereal? You KNOW that Quisp is a snivelling globalist lefty obnoxious commie.He doesn't even have a nose.

Quake, on the other hand, is the real deal. (We'll just forget his Aussie cowboy period. We will REALLY forget Quangaroos! Nasty stuff.)



24 posted on 07/12/2012 1:48:32 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana
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To: Clintons Are White Trash
They’re always after me Lucky Charms!


25 posted on 07/12/2012 1:51:56 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Impossible! Ethanol use and federal subsidies will lead inexorably to a catastrophic increase in the price of all grains THIS YEAR. /s

Thanks Ernest.


26 posted on 07/12/2012 4:43:14 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: freedomlover

Thanks. I was thinking about next to the bacon and sausage plants but I’ll try the grits, instead!


27 posted on 07/12/2012 4:52:39 PM PDT by ataDude (Its like 1933, mixed with the Carter 70s, plus the books 1984 and Animal Farm, all at the same time.)
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To: Nifster

80% of Iowa’s corn is grown north of Interstate 80, none to speak of irrigated. Heat stress there will reduce yields a bit, but it’s hardly a crisis.

The US might produce only 12+ billion bushels instead of 13+ billion bushels.

Given record world grain production, starvation isn’t just around the corner.


28 posted on 07/12/2012 6:10:07 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: jjotto

Here’s a link to what the Iowa farmers are saying. The farmers I know are struggling

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/12/us-drought-corn_n_1666591.html


29 posted on 07/12/2012 10:45:22 PM PDT by Nifster
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