With poor weather keeping farmers out of fields for so long, they’re facing difficult decisions. And with prevent plant dates for corn sneaking ever closer, some farmers are eyeing soybeans.
Corn prices fell on a forecast of more abundant supplies in the next marketing year and growing old-crop ending stocks, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.
Corn and soybean prices are being driven by differing fundamentals and that means different price potential this spring.
Commodity market analysts say regardless of the hype around late planting, the numbers on May 20 will tell the true story about the 2019 crop.
The impacts of late planting may roll over into other sectors of the ag industry.
AgDay's Clinton Griffiths talks to Brian Splitt of AgMarket.net about the pressures facing the ethanol industry and what it will take to turn things around.
Farm Journal Late Spring 2019