Fertilizer Price Spikes and Chinese Import Reliance Threatens US Agriculture Security.

Fertilizer prices have risen more than 100 percent for all major nutrients required for crop production since September 2020, potentially risking the long-term viability of American farms and further increasing the cost of food to US consumers. Between September 2020 and the end of 2021, the price of ammonia increased 210 percent, liquid nitrogen increased 159 percent, urea 155 percent, monoammonium phosphate (MAP) 125 percent, diammonium phosphate (DAP) over 100 percent, and potash rose 134 percent on average across the country. “At a time when COVID-19 already decimated the lives and livelihoods of untold millions, soaring food costs are hitting

GRAPHICS: Biden’s ‘America Last’ Ideas Crushed the Working Class in Just 100 Days.

America’s poor have suffered tremendously over the past 14 months. Now comes the real pain. Inflation rose at its fastest pace in 12 years during April, per the U.S. Department of Labor. The Consumer Price Index was up 4.2 percent from a year earlier. Per CNBC, the “increase in the annual headline CPI rate was the fastest since September 2008, while the monthly gain in core inflation was the largest since 1981.” Just over one year ago oil producers had to pay their customers to take delivery of crude oil due to the massive drop-off in travel driven by the