If corn, soy plantings dip, look to the South and Plains

The long run of market prices that began in 2006 lured farmers to expand plantings of corn and soybeans by 20 million acres. Most of the increase came from the Plains states and the South, say economists John Newton and Todd Keuthe of U-Illinois. Writing at farmdoc daily, they say, “Higher returns associated with corn and… » Read More

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