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Manitoba Corn Acres Seen Steady
Thu Mar 13, 2014 04:41 PM CDT

WINNIPEG (DTN) -- Corn acres planted in Manitoba this spring aren't expected to change much from last year, as weaker prices will likely discourage further expansion.

"I don't think we'll see a big increase and that's simply just because the price of corn wasn't quite as attractive as it was twelve months ago," said Myron Krahn, president of the Manitoba Corn Growers Association. "I would think we'll see a few percent up or down from what we were last year, but no major change like we saw out of 2012 into 2013."

Last spring, farmers in Manitoba planted ...

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