Local Farmers Dealing With Low Grain Prices, Potential For Tariffs

4/23/18 – 2:30 P.M.

Findlay business leaders got an update on the local agriculture economy today. OSU Extension educator Ed Lentz says local farmers are navigating some rough waters at the moment…

Audio:Ed Lentz

Lentz says the potential for tariffs on U.S. grain imports into China could also negatively impact local farmers…

Audio:Ed Lentz

Lentz says that lower prices for grain are also a big concern in the area.

Lentz adds that while there aren’t a lot of dairy farms in Hancock County, those that remain are facing very low commodity prices.

Lentz spoke to the Findlay Rotary Club Monday afternoon.