Corn and soybeans may yield negative returns this year

Corn and soybean growers may see negative returns on their crops for the first time since 2000, estimates economist Gary Schnitkey of U-Illinois. At farmdoc daily, Schnitkey computes likely crop revenue and production costs for a typical farm in central Illinois with higher-yielding land. “Farmer returns have come down from high levels in 2012 to lower… » Read More

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