harvest

Cost Affected by Grain Prices
10:05 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Soon, Cheaper Meat at the Supermarket

Agriculture economist Chris Hurt said in 2007, the average pork price was $2.87 a pound. Now, we're paying a record high price of $4.20 a pound on average.
Credit Sam Breach

Farmers are harvesting a record corn and soybean crop this year causing the price of grain commodities to tumble, which is great news for livestock producers and people who love bacon.

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More Corn Means Less Profit
4:17 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Farm Families Follow Drought with Record Harvest

The Friesens of Henderson, Neb., have 1,100 acres of corn to harvest, part of 97 million acres of corn to be picked across the country.
Credit Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media

Nancy Friesen sat nervously at the controls of a giant John Deere combine that made the corn stalks look like match sticks.

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