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View From the Cab
Wed Jul 16, 2014 09:53 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- Over the last few years, input costs have risen steadily on U.S. farms and ranches from coast to coast, where the rubber hits the road of family farm food production. That's the way it is for View From the Cab farmers Jamie Harris of Madison, Fla., and Karen Johnson of Avoca, Iowa, where not just fertilizer and seed, but repairs, have gotten pricey.

"While Bill was in the city today (Monday), he had eight new tires put on the semi, $250 each for less than year-old virgin (not recapped rubber) ...

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