Friday, June 24, 2011

Get Your Pasta Now!

From Bloomberg News:

Pasta Price May Surge as Swamped North Dakota Cuts Durum Supply.

Unrelenting rainfall may have slashed U.S. planting of durum wheat to the lowest level in more than 50 years, fueling a surge in the price of pasta and noodles as mills scramble for supply of the grain.

Farmers who normally are finished planting by now had completed just 44 percent as of June 19 in North Dakota, which produces more than two-thirds of U.S. durum, government data show...

1 comment:

  1. My son lives in a farming community and as of now they had not been able to plant their corn, alphalfa and their tomatoes because of the dreadful rains they have been having this year. It has been a total loss for them. Also as of Jan.1st, the electric companies will no longer be making regular light bulbs...the companies will be selling only the spiral efficient light try to stock up on the regular light bulbs before they are all gone...Millie.