Minnesota farmers face rising costs following Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Field of green wheat (rye) rows on the edge of trees line, blue sunny sky
Field of green wheat rows. In the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a country that produces and exports a lot of wheat, corn and sunflowers, farmers in the Midwest and across the globe are facing rising costs for fuel, fertilizer and food.
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Rising costs for fuel, fertilizer and food are just some of the issues American farmers are dealing with following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. They may be able to sell their goods at higher prices, but will they be able to make end’s meet?

Host Cathy Wurzer was joined by Kent Thiesse, farm management analyst and senior vice president of MinnStar Bank in Lake Crystal, Minn., to explore some of the most-pressing issues for Midwest farmers and how consumers can expect to be affected moving forward.

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