NAVARRO COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Meat prices at the grocery stores have skyrocketed since supply chain issues have impacted the trucking industry bringing the meat to the markets. Meanwhile, it’s been a benefit to North Texas cattle farmers who are selling their meat from their operations. “I’m going to say my business has doubled and I would say it could double again as I increase my ability to feed here at home,” said John Paul Plemons, a Navarro County farmer and owner of Plemons Beef. Plemons has had cattle for nearly a decade and can barely keep up with the demand and meat eaters are looking for a better price on beef. “Right now we’ve got a waiting list for sides of beef,” added Plemons, “We just fill the orders as quickly as we can.” Cattle farm in Navarro County (Nick Starling – CBS 11) Fourth-generation farmer James Hooser said he’s never seen anything like it. He said he sold out of beef fast from his small market where the public can buy meat on his … [Read more...] about North Texas Cattle Farmers See Surge In Business As Beef Prices Rise In Stores
NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — According to AAA, the statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.91 for a gallon of regular unleaded. That price is two cents more than it was on this day last week and 94 cents more compared to last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, drivers in El Paso are paying the most on average at $3.17 per gallon while drivers in San Antonio are paying the least at $2.80 per gallon. Those pulling up to the pump in Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington all are shelling out an average $2.96 for a gallon for fuel READ MORE: MedStar Crews Treating 112% More Potential COVID-19 Patients Each Day Than In November The national average price for regular unleaded is $3.30, which is two cents more when compared to this day last week and $1.03 more than the price at this same time last year. READ MORE: Dallas Homicide Detectives Investigating After Man Fatally Shot At Sterlingshire Apartments Strong demand from the holidays and optimism in the … [Read more...] about Gas Prices Move Upward In Texas, State Still Has Lowest Average In U.S.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices dipped slightly in New Jersey and remained unchanged around the nation despite an increase in crude oil prices. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $3.37, down a penny from last week. Drivers were paying an average of $2.51 a gallon a year ago at this time. READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Potent Winter Storm System Set To Hit Delaware Valley Sunday Night The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.30, unchanged from last week. Drivers were paying $2.36 a gallon on average a year ago at this time. READ MORE: Man Sent To Hospital After Abington House Fire, Chief Says Analysts say the dip in demand is probably due to winter weather and the pandemic, but prices will probably rise with continued growth in the price of crude oil, which topped $80 a barrel this week for the first time this year. MORE NEWS: Man Shot Twice Inside North Philadelphia Grocery Store, … [Read more...] about Gas Prices Dip In New Jersey, Unchanged Around Nation At Large
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – If you drove by a gas station on the way to work or school this morning with the price of regular gas cheaper than $3.22, you should have stopped and fueled up. That is because prices at the pump are going up. The American Automobile Association (AAA) said the average price for gasoline rose 3 cents per gallon, last week. READ MORE: Florida COVID-19 Hospitalizations Decrease Florida’s average is now $3.22 per gallon of regular gas, which remains 14 cents less than the 2021 high of $3.36 per gallon. “The arrow appears to be pointing up for oil prices, which means gas prices are likely to get more expensive,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “The oil market is bullish on global supply concerns as various members of OPEC+ have reportedly struggled to meet production goals.” READ MORE: Free Rapid At-Home COVID-19 Tests Can Be Ordered Online “Based on last week’s oil price hikes, drivers could soon see another round of rising … [Read more...] about AAA: Gas Prices Rise Across Florida As Oil Prices Surge; Average Price For Gallon Of Regular At $3.22
BOSTON (CBS) — Massachusetts gas prices didn’t move over the holidays, according to AAA, meaning local drivers are still paying about a dime more than the national average. The average cost per gallon in the state is $3.38 compared to $3.28 nationally, AAA’s survey found. READ MORE: Hospitals In For 'Rough' January, Says UMass Memorial Health Care President “Prices have been trending downward, which is good news for motorists,” AAA Northeast’s Mary Maguire said in a statement. “Factors such as the continuing impact of COVID and the willingness of OPEC nations to increase oil production will play a role in what prices we see at the pumps throughout the first quarter of the year.” READ MORE: Cape Cod, Islands Could See Up To 3+ Inches Of Snow Monday Evening The price per gallon in the state is three cents lower than it was a month ago, but $1.17 higher than this time last year. MORE NEWS: Loud Sirens From Protesters Disrupt Swearing-In Ceremony At Boston City Hall … [Read more...] about Massachusetts Gas Prices Remain 10 Cents Above National Average, AAA Says
TAMPA (CBSMiami) — 2021 ended with Florida gas prices slowly moving lower. The state average declined 2 cents in the past two weeks, averaging $3.21 per gallon over the weekend. READ MORE: Broward Health Suffered Data Breach, More Than 1.3 Million People Affected In 2021, the average price for gasoline in Florida started at a low of $2.19 per gallon and reached a high of $3.36 per gallon (November 19). That high was well beyond the highs of $2.56 (2020), $2.80 (2019), and $2.92 (2018). “Since it began, the pandemic has caused a rollercoaster ride for prices at the pump,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Gas prices plummeted in 2020 when lockdowns led to lower fuel demand, causing a glut in global fuel supplies. As a result, many countries cut back on crude production, leaving the market vulnerable to what would happen next. In 2021, vaccinations rolled out and demand came roaring back much faster than oil production. As a result, fuel prices … [Read more...] about AAA: Florida Gas Prices Averaged $2.93 In 2021, Highest Annual Average In Seven Years