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It also bears noting that the acreage from which these things are grown IS the same thing.
So you are suggesting that we are running 100+% acreage capacity right now? Dang, the government could sure save some money by not paying folks NOT to grow stuff if they only knew that.

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signs of falling empire..you nation can live driving hybrids and bicycles but its hard to giveup a developed taste of food. Mommy Mommy why dont I have orange juice today?? because i fucking cant afford it..damn bush!~!!!

Fuel economy!! whats that??
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It also bears noting that feed corn, methanol corn, and corn used for food products aren't the same things.
Which variety of cob do you have stuck up your ass?
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Thank you Maine, I think meaning 1 & 2 both apply to the Qboy
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how much is head of Lettuce in the US? In Oz it's about $4 AUD...bout $4.80 USD
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Red Leaf, Green Leaf, or Romaine .69 to .99 each, depending on the market.
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^^^^Lettuce? Jakarta grown it is about USD 0.75 cents a head or you can go for the Aussie import at about USD 3.50 a head.
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Lettuce is one of just few fields where Unions didn't put their hands on.
But wait, there is more talking about stopping Mexican emigration, who mostly pick lettuce.
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