“We'd like to think that we're responsible for high demand but it's really the weather," says Al Rose of Red Apple Farm.
Patrick Smith, CEO of Loftus Ranches, is fighting inflation as well. Some fertilizer materials have nearly doubled in a year or two, he says.
Iowa corn and soybean farmer April Hemmes is "at least two and a half weeks" behind due to wet weather.
Keith Alverson says farmers like him are after the 95 precent of consumers outside the U.S.
Grocery prices are on track for the longest stretch of falling prices in 50 years.
Farm water rights increasingly going to sustain condos and suburban lawns.