Skip to comments.November milk prices expected to increase 30 cents (NOW EXCEEDS gas in some places)
Posted on 12/28/2012 5:41:49 AM PST by GailA
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Of course, the government doesn’t count food and energy, even when it counts food and energy.
Seems to be more hyperbole:
Cropp: No Big Swings in Milk Prices Foreseen in 2013
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 12/28/2012
Milk has been 50 cents to $1.00 per gallon higher than Gas here for a long time.
If people knew the amount of labor that goes into producing a gallon of milk, they would pay $10.00/gal. and tip the farmer besides!
When farm subsidies are considered, we are already paying more for a a gallon than the sticker price.
Color me confused,,,it’s almost Jan 1st and the article is talking about “expected” milk prices for Nov 2012...? Where I live that’s considered in the past. What am I missing?
All of the msm articles and reports claim that dairy products will double in price because of the formula reverting. “The government” will be forced to pay double...
What I don’t see being discussed is why “the government” wouldn’t simply adjust their buying, and allow the market to normalize.
Is there some other ridiculous regulation in place that disallows the normalization?
Milk pricing has long been a heated topic in my home state, Wisconsin. I haven’t heard anything lately.
Did the cows join the unions? Are they going on strike?...lol
Sometime between now and Tuesday, I plan to stock up with over a month’s supply of milk. I have the coupons to get it for FREE. Some of it I will freeze for the later dates.
“If people knew the amount of labor that goes into producing a gallon of milk, they would pay $10.00/gal. and tip the farmer besides!
When farm subsidies are considered, we are already paying more for a a gallon than the sticker price.”
The insidious vermin in government make sure they obfuscate the REAL cost of so many products by hiding them behind subsidies and a central planned economy.
Were the free market forces allowed to exist the REAL cost of milk would be much lower albeit a shakeout of those dairy farms which are only still in operation because of government (AKA OUR) support.
The dairy business is a very tough life and those willing to be in that business deserve to be paid a good profit for their efforts more so than some 3 piece suit exec. who is paid well in excess of their benefit to a company.
I site as an example of the French Canadian POS who ran what was the world’s largest commercial printer into bankruptcy all while collecting over $6 Million (US) in bonuses each year during the death spiral.
Like a stopped watch being right twice a day, this is one of the few areas where the OWS scum were correct.
It was the best article I could find. This was part of our nightly propaganda machine aka local news.
I shop both the local grocery store and the Military Commissary and a lot of times the MC is higher in prices than the local grocery store, and we have only one dominate one Kroger’s. Only difference is the taxes, civie is 9.75% where as the restock fee for the MC is 5%. BUT Kroger’s doubles your coupons up to .60 cents, where as the MC takes it at face value, and Kroger’s gives gas points.
BUT TENNESSEE is still one of 6 states INCOME TAX FREE right to work states. I’d much rather pay a higher sales tax than have the state into my wallet for an income tax. I can control what I spend, they on the other hand are spendaholics including the GOP not just the demwits.
Instead of becoming outraged at administration policies that caused the prices to spike, the sheeple will instead bleat for the government to establish price controls.
I’m worried. What about beer? And cornflakes?
A gallon of gas and a gallon of milk have long been running
neck-and-neck here in Pennsylvania (where the retail price of milk has been SET BY THE STATE since the 1930’s!)
Democrats are evil: They kill children before they’re born and refuse to agree to safeguard them in the public schools that they force them to attend.
Now the bass-turds want to take away their milk.
“Did the cows join the unions? Are they going on strike?...lol”
No strikes yet. They don’t talk much when I’m around...
Production is down. Farmers cut marsh grass for feed out here that they haven’t cut in 12-15yrs. Very dry summer. Poor crop year. Others sold pigs, sheep, and steers because feed prices were rising, and it made money-sense to butcher. Already see some price rise in beef and pork. Might be an expensive year to eat... Truely believe that federal price-fixing is very bad, and distorting markets severely. When farmers get paid for not doing something, everyone’s ears and eyes should open.
Since I’m a milk fiend I have to ask, where are you getting coupons for free milk? Is it a regional thing?
My wife is a coupon junky and the only coupons I’ve seen are .50 off for some of the organic brands. That brings the price down some, but even with the coupon it is still a lot higher than the basic store brands.
We are lead by idiots who burn food in our gas tanks. They will not lower fuel prices. They spend our money like it is theirs. It is time to send them to some place where they can never do this again.