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High grain prices benefit NW farmers

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Monday, July 30, 2012

Rising grain prices from the nationwide drought are benefiting many Northwest farmers with above average yields.

Todd Ray is the owner of 10 New Holland tractor dealerships in Washington and Oregon. He says Northwest farmers may be doing better than the rest of the country, but they still have to think about high input costs –- like gas, tires and fertilizer.

“But as long as the commodity prices stay up that helps everybody in our industry," Ray says. "All the way from the fertilizer people, to fuel, equipment dealers -– everyone.”

Read more at Northwest Public Radio.

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