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Fuel-price increase hitting farmers

RIZVILLE – “We’re north of a dollar more in diesel than where we were before the invasion,” Sen. Mark Schoesler began in a recent interview.

Schoesler, a farmer himself, represents the 9th Legislative District, including Adams, Whitman and Franklin counties.

His comments came during an interview on the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on diesel fuel and farming.

Fuel prices continue to rise leaving farmers forced to save and to hope for prices to drop, he said.

“I still consider myself a farmer first and a senator second,” Schoesler said. “There are several things I have observed. First and fo...

 

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