Increased over 2010

31.0%

Equal to 2010

48.4%

Decreased from 2010

14.9%

Not growing corn in 2011

5.7%

Respondent Count

928

Base = 939 All respondents

What percent of your 2011 crop will be corn on corn?

0%

29.5%

1% - 10%

17.0%

11% - 20%

15.6%

21% - 30%

9.3%

31% - 40%

4.9%

41% - 50%

8.3%

51% or more

15.4%

Respondent Count

871

Base = 939 All respondents

 Why will you increase your corn acreage?

To stick with my crop rotation

49.5%

Expect increased profits from corn

46.7%

Expect higher yields from corn

21.3%

Expect better insect/weed control

5.9%

Hybrids available that are more drought resistant

5.6%

Contracted for corn ethanol

5.2%

Expect increased corn exports

4.9%

Other

15.3%

Respondent Count

287

Base = 288 Increasing corn acreage

Percents may reflect multiple answers

How will you increase your corn acreage?

Decrease soybean acres

63.4%

Decrease wheat acres

11.3%

Tilling hay ground

10.6%

Tilling pasture ground

5.6%

CRP acres have come out of the program

3.5%

Decrease sorghum/milo acres

2.8%

Decrease cotton acres

1.4%

Other

21.1%

Respondent Count

284

Base = 288 Increasing corn acreage

Percents may reflect multiple answers

Why are you not planting more corn in 2011?

Need crop rotation

76.5%

Higher input costs, especially fertilizer

28.6%

Worried about disease/weed pressure/insect control

9.8%

Heavier crop residue to contend with

8.4%

Too much labor

5.4%

Not enough profit potential

4.7%

Higher equipment costs

3.3%

Other

13.4%

Respondent Count

574

Base = 939 All respondents

Percents may reflect multiple answers