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KFB Marketbasket Survey shows slight decrease in food prices for second straight quarter

The most recent Kentucky Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey indicates a slight decrease to the overall cost of food in the fourth quarter of 2018. However, the average marketbasket price showed an overall increase for the year, going from $115.07 in 2017 to $116.92 in 2018. The final 2018 survey is still lower than the final marketbasket of 2016 which was $118.87. The Marketbasket Survey is taken four...

Farm Bureau’s Marketplace Survey shows slight drop in grocery prices for first time this year

The most recent Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Marketbasket Survey indicates a slight drop in prices for the first time this year.   The Marketbasket Survey is taken four times a year at the end of each quarter to monitor food-price trends across the Commonwealth. The survey records prices of 40 basic food items throughout the state, averaging the numbers into six categories: beef, pork, poultry, dairy,...