JOPLIN, MO.--- According to the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation, this summer, you'll pay more for items like hot dogs, cheeseburgers, ribs, watermelons, and even ketchup and mustard. There is some good news. While the average Missouri shopper will pay around $4.78 cents more this summer. The average national shopper will pay $5.87 cents more. The reason for higher costs is due to a lower number of cattle and hogs.
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