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Facing Replant Decisions
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Thu Jun 13, 2013 08:25 AM CDT

This is the year farmers are faced with late planting, prevented planting and replanting decisions all in the same season.

If you couldn't get fields planted by the prevented-planting crop-insurance deadline, or if wet weather and water ponding along with saturated soils or drought conditions force you to replant, you have some tough choices to make.

Replanting Corn

For fields with drowned-out stands, consider whether the yield and economic returns from a replanted crop will exceed those of the current crop. Of course if the whole field is lost and there is no crop, the decision is easy. Most fields ...

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