With skyrocketing corn prices cattle farmers may struggle


by Brock Higley, KRCG (MO)

April 29th 2021


JEFFERSON CITY Corn prices in the United States just topped seven dollars a bushel prompting many to wonder just where the ceiling is and how long will it last.


Just over the past couple of days grain, corn, and soy prices have skyrocketed.


While grain farmers celebrate, cattle farmers struggle to feed their animals.


Agriculture officials said Missouri must deal with both situations.


Davin Althoff, the Division Director of Agricultural Development for the Missouri Department of Agriculture said as a cattle and crop farmer himself these increases will definitely make things difficult...