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Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Tue Dec 24, 2013 07:39 AM CST

DEAR EDITOR: I am 48 years old. Some of the market analysts say corn will be $3 next year and $2 the year after and forever unprofitable for as long as I keep farming. Please tell me the truth; will I ever make money growing crops again?

VIRGIL O'HANLON*

115 WEST NINETY-FIFTH STREET, SPRINGFIELD, IOWA

VIRGIL, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age. They do not believe except what they see.

In their defense, what there has been to see in the all-important corn market in 2013 hasn't been pretty, and ...

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