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We have been quietly bubbleized by grain prices--who knew they were all at such historic highs--except farmers. I should have been talking to farmers. Fertilizer recovered from 2008-2009 and while not at the highs seen in the superbubblicious 2008, they are high compared to historical prices pre-2008.

I have the uneasy feeling it's all going to pop rather painfully but of course cannot predict when. The article from SA I linked says the best time to buy is when farmers and fertilizer co CEOs are jumping off their grain silos and starting to convert corn to alcohol to drown their sorrows. We aren't there.


Any possibility the price of corn is being kept artificially high by the government's insistence that we use corn to fuel our cars, rather than for food? If that program dries up we would immediately have a lot more inventory.
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