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For farmers and food-related businesses, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, U.S inflation, and China’s lockdown of 40-some cities hit by COVID-19, have ignited a tsunami of economic woes. What’s surprising is the speed with which the disruptions have pushed up prices for nearly everything farmers need to stay in business — fertilizer, livestock feed, labor and fuel.



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Rain early. A mix of sun and clouds in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High 66F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%.