Re: [gardeners] butter

Allen and Judy Merten (
Tue, 27 Oct 1998 06:47:03 -0600

Hi Gardeners,
    Might this be a reflection of dairy farmers having to reduce herds
from the drought and/or higher feed/hay cost that they are trying to

Liz Albrook wrote:

> penny x stamm <> wrote:
> > With Holiday baking just around the corner, we've run into
> > a nightmare. Here in New York, and also in St.Louis, Mo.,
> > butter is selling for $5.00 a pound. Has the same thing
> > happened to all of you?
> I was going to write back and tell you that butter is $2.50 a pound
> but I went to the store instead.  It was $2.50 when last I bought it
> some 4 weeks ago.  Now it's $4.00 for the store brand and $5.00 for
> Land O'Lakes.
> Liz