Concerns about drying wetter than normal crops and heating homes may be a little lower, but not by much as area residents and farmers brace for winter in northern Iowa. While prices are high compared to a couple years ago, they appear to leveling for the moment according to Forest City Farmer’s Coop Director Randy Broesder.
Residents in the area have been watching prices on gasoline incrementally going up which is causing undue stress on family budgets. Propane and home heating oil appear for the moment to be remaining stable.
As the area gets deeper into the winter months, local residents will be eyeing the price of propane and home heating oil very closely.