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Weigh Options Before Changing Planting Decisions

March 30, 2012
By: Jen Russell, Managing Editor google + 

In Friday's Prospective Plantings report, USDA predicted fewer soybean acres will be planted this year, causing futures to jump. This left some farmers wondering if they should shift some of their acres from corn to soybeans.

Margins expert and Top Producer columnist Chris Barron says whether you change your planting intentions is an individual decision. In the audio segment below, Barron offers a few things to consider before changing your planting plans.


To read Barron's thoughts on the subject, go to the "Ask a Margins Expert" blog.

To contact Chris Barron or request a copy of his side-by-side planting comparison tool, e-mail




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RELATED TOPICS: Corn, Soybeans, Farm Business, USDA

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