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Farm Progress America, June 27, 2022

Max Armstrong digs into the challenges farmers face for a key input – diesel fuel.

Max Armstrong looks at the challenge of rising input prices that farmers face. Max looks at the rising cost of energy and how that impacts agriculture. Economists at Rabobank show that against various metrics diesel prices are very high pointing out that when looking back to the lows during the start of the pandemic, prices are up 140%. Max offers a look at some of the reasons driving this price increase.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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