The cost of planting continues to escalate, leading some farmers to ask … Is it really worth it?
By JOE MIZER,T-R Staff Writer
Matt Durbin (L) puts a seed container on a John Deere corn planter with Gerald Stair at Durbin’s farm near Tuscarawas.
Spring planting 2006 might go down in history as the most expensive ever.
With the rapidly rising costs of fertilizer and fuel, and to a lesser extent, seed, most area grain farmers don’t expect to make a lot of money growing corn.