Meat prices jump 5%

Created: 05/23/2014 2:21 PM WHEC.com

It'll cost you a bit more to fire up the grill this Memorial Day weekend.

Meat prices jumped more than five-percent for the year ending in March, according to AgriPulse. Cattle numbers are at their lowest since 1951 and pork production is also down, sending prices up. Weather and disease are mainly to blame.

The one bright spot is that the price of vegetables has dropped over the past few months.  

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