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"We Are Teetering On The Edge": Food Shortage Worries Mount As PA Farms...

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Pennsylvania farmers are being "crushed" by the record cost of diesel – so much so, that questions about a food crisis are starting to loom, the Morning Call reported.

One farmer in Lehigh County is quoted as saying: "I've got a tractor hooked up to my corn planter out here, no diesel fuel, and I can't afford to get any."

That farmer was airing his gripes to Kyle Kotzmoyer, a legislative affairs specialist for the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau. Kotzmoyer then turned around and testified to state lawmakers: "We have reached that point to where it is very close to being a sinking ship. We are teetering on the edge right now."


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