Inflation may be cooking up the most expensive Thanksgiving in history for American families. Meanwhile, many farmers aren't currently making more money for their crops. And almost all are dealing with rising costs, such as for labor, fertilizer and fuel.
On top of spiking labor costs, the prices of fertilizer and fuel have been climbing for months, with no ceiling in sight. He says his profits are down 10% to 15% this year, and 2022 could be worse.
"It comes right off the bottom line," Jones said. "If you double the cost of something, you can't just double the crop."