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Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Wed Feb 5, 2014 01:30 PM CST


The Lean Don't Worry About $4 Corn

There's a lot of" woe-is-me" sentiment at farm meetings this winter, now that frigid temperatures match the mood of commodity markets. But I'm spending part of this week in Florida with about 150 of North America's largest-scale farm operators, and I'm not sensing financial depression here. This is the annual AAPEX meeting, an alumni association of Texas A&M's management course TEPAP (The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers) . Just to give you an idea of how some of agriculture's most adaptable operators think:

--Owner-operator landowners hold the advantage. $4 to $4.50 ...

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