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Nearly 40% of 2014 Corn Production Unpriced

August 26, 2014
By: Sara Schafer, Farm Journal Media Business and Crops Editor

Corn harvest will pick up steam in the next month or so. What will farmers do with this year’s crop—store or sell?

On Aug. 20, the Farm Journal Pulse, a text message poll of farmers and ranchers, asked: How much of your 2014 corn production is sold or priced?

Farm Journal Pulse

Nearly 40% of the 1,300 respondents have none of their 2013 production priced. Slightly more than 20% have a 1% to 25% of their crop priced and 6% have their entire crop priced.

Here are the full results:

  • None: 37%
  • 1-25%: 23%
  • 26-50%: 18%
  • 51-75%: 11%
  • 76-99%: 5%
  • 100%: 6%

 

8 20 14 Pulse

This year, farmers seem to be a little more proactive on pricing grain, compared to last year. On Aug. 21, 2013, the Farm Journal Pulse asked how much 2013 corn production farmers had sold or priced.

Here are the results:

  • None: 47%
  • 1-25%: 24%
  • 26-50%: 13%
  • 51-75%: 7%
  • 76-99%: 4%
  • 100%: 4%

 

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COMMENTS (1 Comments)

PullMyFinger - Chappell, NE
Of course it's not sold - who can afford to sign up for 18th century prices?
9:16 AM Sep 16th
 



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