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Hinson concerned about 2023 input costs

A US Representative from Iowa says she’s concerned about production costs for farmers heading into next year. Republican Ashley Hinson tells Brownfield, “I had one farmer text me that his inputs are up 300%,” she said. “That is just unsustainable.” She says inflation remains a... Read More.

Farmers manage challenging input costs

Northwest Missouri farmer Jordan Bottiger says input costs were one of his biggest challenges this growing season. “Things really just increased between fertilizer, chemicals and fuel,” he said. “Everything is darn near double, if not more, than what is was last year.” But he tells... Read More.

Ernst concerned about farmer diesel costs

A US Senator from Iowa says high input costs continue to plague farmers. Republican Joni Ernst tells Brownfield fertilizer prices are a major concern, but… “The other cost of course that hit them this spring and is going to hit them again this fall... Read More.

Managing high feed costs

A livestock nutritionist has some advice for cattle producers challenged by high feed costs. NT Cosby with Purina Animal Nutrition says widespread drought has limited hay supplies while grain prices remain elevated. “Making decisions very tough for producers to decide either how to feed their through... Read More.