As we prepare to put 2012 to bed, it is always a good idea to reflect on the past year. For the remaining days of 2012, the editors at AgWeb.com will bring you stories that were important this year and will continue to be top of mind in 2013. We’ll also include some traditional best-of and end-of-the year pieces. Send any thoughts or comments on the stories to firstname.lastname@example.org.
These were the most-read blog posts of 2012. Follow the links to take a trip back through the year.
Your Precious Land
$21,900 per Acre for Sioux County Farmland!
By Mike Walsten
Now it's $21,900 an acre for Sioux County, Iowa farmland. Remember that $20,000-an-acre auction in Sioux County about a year ago? Well... never mind. Now it's $21,900 an acre.
Current Marketing Thoughts
Three Reasons Why the Market Is Nervous
By Kevin Van Trump
Hearing a lot of talk circling around Brazil having already sold close to 85% of their soybean crop and lineups at the ports once again building. We may see more demand coming to the US sooner rather than later.
In the Shop
Gonna Be A Tough Harvest For Combines
By Dan Anderson
Drought corn is miserable to harvest. Here are suggestions to prepare your combine and yourself for the coming challenges.