Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
I can only offer anecdotal evidence, but in the three supermarkets I've visited in the past week the availability of fresh corn has been extremely limited.

Usually at this time of year their are huge piles of the stuff, but I've only seen small displays with perhaps 100 ears in them.

I think the price has gone up as well. In the height of summer one can get five ears for a dollar, now it is more like two or three.

Since most of the US food supply depends upon corn one way or the other the implications will be interesting. Pigs, cows and chickens are all fed corn. Most sweetened products contain high fructose corn syrup. Even farmed fish like catfish is fed a corn-based feed.

Milk and diary products have just gone up in price and the excuse is the higher cost of feed for the cows...

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by rdf (robert.feinman@gmail.com) on Thu Jun 28th, 2007 at 10:03:56 AM EST
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