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New labor shortages, idle trains are worsening food shortages up and down supply chain


New labor shortages, idle trains are worsening food shortages up and down supply chain Wednesday, May 11, 2022 by: JD Heyes agricultural transport , agriculture , Biden economy , Bidenflation , chaos , Collapse , diesel , food , fuel prices , hidden tax , Inflation , Joe Biden , labor reduction , labor shortage , rail line delays , rail lines , rail shortage , runaway inflation , supply chain , trains , transportation This article may contain statements that reflect the ...

Railroads Look to the Public's Purse to Fund Their Expansion


The rush to join in the globalization frenzy is to blame for this loss of produced grain according to Peter Freeman, Executive Director of the Agricultural Transport Coalition. ... It would also allow for almost all agricultural production to be transported with very minimal spoilage. "...

Why every American should care that diesel prices are surging across the country


Diesel-powered trains transport coal to power plants across the nation. Diesel is also critical to our imports and exports, because 80% of the ships that transport products via the ocean are powered by diesel. ... Today, diesel engines power the majority of agricultural equipment in the U.S. and around the world necessary to plant, cultivate and harvest crops and transport them to markets or for processing and then delivered ultimately to the consumer. "...

Joel Salatin on Liberty and Finance: Food insurance policy could address food security concerns


This will require improved access to services across borders that are essential to the production and transportation of agricultural products. ... Agricultural Economy Barometer flashes warning signs over global crop crisis (and looming famine) . "...

HOW AMERICA ENDS: Putin announces new BRICS global reserve currency project to REPLACE the petrodollar


And the USA has nothing left to back its currency: Not manufacturing, not labor, not agricultural output, and not even gold in the vaults. ... And from what I’ve concluded, the only way to avoid the financial collapse that’s coming is to hold your assets in physical goods such as gold and silver, land, agricultural equipment, ammunition, industrial buildings (factories, for example) and other “real” things that don’t vanish in a currency collapse. "...

Diesel prices rising rapidly, farmers suffer as off-road diesel for farm use hovers above $5 mark


The company tracks both diesel and gas prices in real-time, and while the pain at the pump is something that drivers see across the country, it is also an issue for agricultural producers across the U.S. ... Price of diesel reaches all-time high – what will become of food production and transport? "...

Skyrocketing fuel costs spark mass protests in France, Spain and Albania


Transport Minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari also met with representatives from various industries that are dependent on driving and fuel to discuss other measures. The Organisation des Transporteurs Routiers Européens (OTRE) welcomed the existing measures “with satisfaction” and also noted “the prime minister’s desire to bring together professional transport organizations around the transport minister to outline the details of additional aids to combat the losses made over ...

South Sudan youth urged to focus on farming to alleviate food crisis


However, experts say the Sudanese government shifted its focus to drilling for oil when agricultural production began to fall in 1999. ... Agricultural Economy Barometer flashes warning signs over global crop crisis (and looming famine.) "...

Dwindling wheat supply may kick off global famine, expert warns


The disruption of production and transportation of the cereal crop could spark a food catastrophe. ... The eastern Europe country is a key exporter of agricultural commodities and is dubbed the breadbasket of the continent. "...

Global crop collapse now a certainty... widespread famine to plague planet Earth from 2022 - 2024... it is set in motion and cannot be stopped


This is due to three primary inputs: - The cost of fertilizer and seed. - The cost of fuel to power agricultural equipment. - The availability of tractors and other equipment (and their parts) in order to carry out mechanized agricultural operations. ... In addition to these factors, fuel costs significantly elevate transportation expenses to transport grains to grain storage and milling providers. "...

As many as 30% of US pilots may have COVID-19 vaccine-induced heart conditions


Freedom Flyers, a health freedom advocacy organization formed to help transportation industry employees oppose COVID-19 vaccine mandates, relayed McCullough’s words during an interview. ... Another pilot, Cody Flint, who flies agricultural planes, was vaccinated in Feb. 2021. "...

DIESELGEDDON - America's diesel supply on verge of catastrophic collapse, leading to HALTING of food, fertilizer, coal and energy


Because diesel is used by nearly all trains (because they’re “diesel-electric” trains), transport trucks, construction equipment and farming equipment, the crash in diesel availability will sharply affect all the following: - Food availability - Fertilizers for growing food - Coal for powering the electrical grid - Construction projects - Transportation of consumer goods to retail stores - UPS, Fedex, USPS and other package carriers Few people realize how important diesel fuel is ...

Years ago, Russia gave up on supporting a domestic seed supply and food security policy... now a "catastrophic" famine is all but inevitable


Today, the short-sighted agricultural and economic sanctions that are being imposed on Russia will not only impact innocent Russians but the trickle-down effects of a broken agricultural system will also be felt across the poorest populations in Africa and Asia, with price increases spreading to Europe and the West. ... Russian farmers also rely on imports of farming equipment and agricultural components. "...

Soaring transportation costs inflating global food prices


Experts warn that if transport and farming costs continue to rise, the cost of various food products will continue to skyrocket. ... With the rising price of fertilizers adding to agricultural costs, the food supply chain is struggling to maintain stable prices that won’t burden consumers. "...

Food company exec: People must get used to higher food prices


“Many of the commodities used in the production and transportation of our products are purchased on the open market. ... “A number of external factors have impacted and may continue to impact transportation and commodity costs. "...

California farmers take their goods out of state to avoid heavy port congestion


A survey conducted by the Agriculture Transportation Coalition, which represents agriculture exporters , found that about 22 percent of agriculture exports were being lost due to transportation issues. ... Other agricultural exporters are rerouting their shipments to other ports. Roger Isom, president and CEO of the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association and the Western Agricultural Processors Association, pointed out that many of his members are rerouting ...

Study: Demand for biodiesel in Europe has caused huge areas of forest land to disappear


We need to break the biofuels monopoly in renewable transport and put electricity at the center of the RED instead.” ... “The EU’s transport sector is currently propping up demand for ruinous palm oil without consumers knowing it. "...

Dr. Peter McCullough says 30% of vaccinated pilots would fail health screenings because of vaccine injuries


Freedom Flyers , an all-volunteer group of America’s transportation professionals, was formed last fall to assist employees in the air transportation industry fight the federal laws about vaccinations. ... Cody Flint, on the other hand, was an agricultural pilot up until he got the jab in February 2021. "...

Working hand-in-hand: How sustainable food independence helps the U.S. and developing countries acquire their own agricultural knowledge


New goals for the U.S. in its food assistance advocacy The major goal for the United States is to help developing countries acquire their own agricultural knowledge, often in partnership with other entities, as time and again it has been proven that rising agricultural productivity is vital to economic development in every country that was once not self-sustaining. ... Poor roads, poor transportation, and poor marketing systems in Africa also mean that fertilizers are more ...

ADM, Monsanto to Study Converting Corn Waste to Biofuels


., Deere & Co. and Monsanto Co. will conduct research into whether it can be economically viable to gather, store and transport the unused leaves, stalks and cobs of corn plants, known as "stover." ... ADM is a major grain processor and ethanol manufacturer, Deere manufactures agricultural equipment, and Monsanto makes agricultural chemicals and sells seeds. "...