Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

July 19, 2012

Higher food prices?

Daily Iowegian

CENTERVILLE — The Daily Iowegian will publish an Editorial Question of the Week on the Opinion page.

The Iowegian wants readers to think about food prices and what appears to be the worst drought to hit the midwest since 1988.

Do you believe food prices will increase before the end of the year? What if conditions stay the same or even improve with rain and lower temperatures, will it make a difference in food prices?

So, the question this week is, "Will the drought of 2012 result in higher food prices before the end of the year"

A. Yes

B. No

C. Not sure

D. Don't care

Go to the Daily Iowegian website,, and scroll down the home page to POLL on the right hand side and cast your vote. Or call the Iowegian office at (641) 856-6336 or email the editor at to cast a vote.

Vote on the Question of the Week up until Wednesday, July 25 at 12 p.m. The results will be published in the Thursday, July 26 paper along with a new question.

Here are the results from the last poll question: "Do big retailers, like Walmart, negatively impact mom and pop small-town businesses?"

A. Yes received 234 votes.

B. No received 60 votes.

C. Not sure received 12 votes.

D. Don't care received 13 votes.