milk bust

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  Dairy farmers are worried about losing their businesses and land if milk futures continue in a downward spiral throughout 2015. In some places in the United States a gallon of milk can now reportedly be purchased for less than $3 per gallon. Milk sales boomed and hit a record high in 2014, but now… Read more »


long term storage food deals

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  Wood and gas will ultimately become precious resources during a long-term disaster. When a regional or national disaster is billed as a short-term emergency, it is still very wise to conserve all resources just in case the official government disaster estimate proves false. Integrating thermos cooking into the family or mutual assistance group preparedness… Read more »


weather preparedness

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  The power grid has morphed in size tenfold during the past 50 years. While solar flares, cyber-attacks, and an EMP are perhaps the most extensive and frightening threats to the electrical system, the fragile infrastructure could just as easily fail in large portions, due to weather-related events. The power grid is basically a ticking… Read more »


power grid

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  Despite the importance of a secure and fully functional Emergency Alert System, it is really not surprising that the warning measures have become severely vulnerable. One just has to look at the state of the power grid to grasp the lack of attention the federal government has paid to life-saving infrastructure. If the power… Read more »


long term food

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  The inaugural World Food Systems report judged the food systems in 125 different countries, ranking each nation based on four different major metrics: affordability of food, food quality, abundance of food, and the eating habits of citizens. The United States’ food systems score was adversely affected by both the nation’s high obesity and diabetes… Read more »