Mar 1, 2023 | Blog Posts


With record high inflation, high input costs, and increased global uncertainty, our farmers are struggling to keep up.  As your representative, I’ve heard from countless farmers about the impact inflation has on Iowa producers’ ability to feed and fuel America: 

  • In just two years, the average price of a gallon of diesel fuel increased by 95%.  

  • Additionally, in 2022, the average price of a gallon of gasoline reached its highest level ever recorded.   

In Congress, I’m fighting to ensure Iowa’s farmers have the resources, certainty, and stability needed to succeed.  That’s why, during the House Agriculture Committee hearing yesterday, I questioned key witnesses about inflation, and specifically, our push for permanent year-round E-15 as soon as possible to combat high prices at the gas pump.  

Check it out:  

Our farmers feed and fuel the world, and that is why I will keep fighting to make year-round E-15 the standard now.