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Cool summer raises expectations of record corn, soybean harvest; seed, GPS technology factors

...and soybean prices significantly lower, but it isn't expected to make much of a short-time difference in consumer food prices. However, since the grains are staples in livestock feed, lower prices could eventually lead to a decline in the cost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-08/cool-summer-raises-expecta
Why back Obama still?

...were in 2008. Energy prices are on the rise ? 13 cents per kilowatt-hour, higher now than at any previous time. Food prices are on the rise. Inflation on everything else is on the rise.Taxes ? for those who actually pay them ? have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-06/why-back-obama-still
SC food stamp cuts coming

...come as Congress begins negotiations on further cuts to the program. Benefits fluctuate based on factors including food prices, inflation and income. The rolls have grown as the economy struggled in recent years. The 2009 economic stimulus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-11-01/sc-food-stamp-cuts-coming
The Coupon Lady: Stick to a monthly budget if you're facing financial problems

...between $126 to $144 a week on food, depending on the ages of your children. Since this is a national average and food prices are generally lower in the South, you should aim for about $150 a week, including cleaners and personal care items...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2013-01-10/coupon-lady-
Shoppers can save as grocery prices increase

...Department of Labor statistics. Diesel prices have remained near $4 a gallon since 2011.Faced with the reality that high food prices are here to stay, Cooper remains adamant about couponing.Checking Web sites such as www.moneysavingmom.com...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-03-30/shoppers-ca
The Coupon Lady: What's new in the coupon world

...also reports that Kroger says that it has dropped prices on 15,000 items. However, food prices have been steadily rising. The USDA forecasts that food prices will rise by 2.5 to 3.5 percent over the course of 2013. So, in reality all stores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2013-05-02/coupon-lady-
Obamacare isn't affordable

...than 300 team members, the new tax at $5.37 per member per month is $19,332 per year.I wish I could raise our food prices like that.If this "affordable" health care is so good, why did our elected officials opt themselves out? Why did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-07-20/obamacare-isnt-affordabl
Local restaurant owners do business differently in troubled economy

...factors in their respective closures.For Jeff Freehof, the owner of Garlic Clove Italian Eatery in Evans, escalated food prices continue to be a thorn in his side as he's felt them for the past two years. Many companies also have tacked on an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-03-01/local-resta
Drought now grips more than half of the United States; dry spell is the widest since 1956

...drought will get worse before it gets better have been pushing up grain prices, which are likely to translate into higher food prices for consumers, particularly for meat and poultry.Climatologists have labeled this year's dry spell a "flash drought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-07-16/drought-now-grips-more-half-united-
Amen Corner: Augusta church holds Greek Festival

...Byzantine iconography starts at noon today. A church tour will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday.COST: Entrance is free; food prices vary. A complete menu is available online.LEARN MORE: See holytrinityaugusta.org

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2012-10-12/amen-corner-augusta-chur