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Should You Take the Prevent Plant Option?

May 31, 2013
By: Chris Barron, Top Producer Columnist
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As corn planting gets further behind, you may just need to throw in the towel on planting some fields. Use this spreadsheet to help decide.

Field work has been stalled in many areas of the country due to excessive rain. With June just a day away, planting is definitely behind. Some farmers can’t even begin to predict when they will be able to return to the field.

For those whose final planting dates haven’t passed, consider the pros and cons of the prevent plant option.

Use this Prevent Planting Calculator to help you weight your options.

Listen to an audio report about the tool:

 

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RELATED TOPICS: Corn, Farm Business, Crop Insurance

 
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