Prevented Planting 2013

Jun. 14, 2013

Will you take prevented planting acres for corn this year? 2

With major planting delays this year and then what seemed to be constant rain in many areas across the Corn Belt, there were acres meant for corn that didn't get planted. Final planting dates for corn have come and gone across the Midwest. Now growers have to make the decision: risk planting corn after the final planting date, take prevented planting payments, switch the acres to soybeans or even plant cover crops. What will be your choice for corn acres that didn't get planted this year?...More
Jun 4, 2013

Prevented Planting Becomes the Focus of Farmers 19

It’s hard to believe that a mere two to three months ago we were still talking about continued drought in much of the Upper Midwest. Now, in some areas of southern Minnesota and northern Iowa wet field conditions and delayed crop planting has become so severe that producers are considering not planting a portion of their crops in 2013....More
Jun 11, 2013

Focus Shifts to Soybean Planting, Prevented Planting 31

The prevented and delayed corn and soybean planting in Minnesota is likely to have a bigger impact on the final statewide average yield in 2013 than in some other years, due to the fact that the unplanted acres are in some of the highest production areas of the state....More

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