Prepare Now for the Long-Term Effects of the Fertilizer Crisis

The Looming Fertilizer Meltdown and Decline of Abundance in America Something bizarre is happening… there’s an issue that everyone in the media actually agrees on! Regardless of where you get your news, you’ll hear pundits talking about the looming food crisis along with the fertilizer shortages that are making it so much worse. There is no question that this is happening, and that it’s being spurred on by the current … Continue reading Prepare Now for the Long-Term Effects of the Fertilizer Crisis

Preparedness Lessons from Ireland’s Great Potato Famine

For many Americans, St. Patrick’s Day conjures memories of parades, green beer, and leprechauns. But St. Patrick’s Day in America as we know it started because of the Great Potato Famine in Ireland, which was certainly not a time of celebration. The Great Potato Famine lasted from 1845-1849, and it resulted in mass deaths and emigrations. The Greatest Famine of Modern Times According to the Multitext … Continue reading Preparedness Lessons from Ireland’s Great Potato Famine

Putin’s Invasion Will Raise Food Prices Worldwide

The Russian invasion of Ukraine, a major grain exporter, will raise food prices worldwide and worsen unrest in countries dependent on food imports. Ukraine has some of the world’s most fertile soil. Although America imports little Ukrainian food, the war in Ukraine, rising global fertilizer costs, and lower than expected grain yields in South America, will likely cause grain prices to rise by about 10 percent in the next year due to international market … Continue reading Putin’s Invasion Will Raise Food Prices Worldwide