LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS
What it Would Take to Switch Acres
Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:18 AM CST

There comes a point in every new year when it's important to think about new-crop grain prices, but frankly there's just not much to say about that market. There's no seed in the ground, and no weather forecast that can be used with much confidence yet. So on every farm radio interview and at every meeting, an analyst may find herself flailing around for something -- anything -- useful to say about the new-crop market, and ultimately may resort to the same feeble acreage projections and the soybean-to-corn price ratio of the day. Now it's 2.48-to-1 ... hmm ... does ...

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