4:32 pm
Tue January 3, 2012

Grocery Prices Jump Nearly Nine Percent in Kentucky in 2011

Bowling Green, KY – The latest market basket survey from the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation finds that retail food prices increased 8.8 percent in the Commonwealth in 2011. But officials with the Farm Bureau stress that energy and transportation costs are the key factors behind the higher grocery prices. Farm Bureau spokesman Dan Smaldone says farmers get only sixteen cents from the average food dollar in the U-S. Dan Modlin has more on the story.......