[Homestead] Teamsters endorse Obama
Don Bowen KI6DIU
don.bowen at earthlink.net
Sun Feb 24 22:20:42 EST 2008
At 2/23/2008, you wrote:
> But the proprietor's face darkened and he said, "Yes, but the
>fertilizer for them has gone from $3.25 a fifty-weight last year to $7.75
>year!" More than double.
I had a recent conversation with a Central Valley farmer who has over 100
acres of orange groves. His operation of chemical all the way and he was
telling me that the cost of fertilizer, pesticides, and fuel has almost
quadrupled. Food prices are on the edge of exploding.
Don Bowen Awl Knotted Up KI6DIU
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