FILE - In this file photo taken Oct. 1, 2008, cotton grows in a field near Keo, Ark., before being harvested. Prices for commodities like cotton, oil, corn and wheat have soared in recent months, ... more 
FILE - In this file photo taken Oct. 1, 2008, cotton grows in a field near Keo, Ark., before being harvested. Prices for commodities like cotton, oil, corn and wheat have soared in recent months, squeezing profit margins at many companies and forcing others to pass on the higher costs to retailers. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Danny Johnston, File
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 1:28 PM EST