LONDRINA, Brazil (DTN) -- Depressed corn prices have left many Brazilian farmers less than excited about planting a second crop of corn after their summer soybeans this season.
But a lack of commercial options mean many will plant anyway.
"The margins look very tight on (second-crop) corn this year, but it is the best option we have," said Mauricio Okimura from his 2,000-acre farm in the southern state of Parana.
Okimura will plant 1,250 acres of second-crop corn starting in February this year across his plots around Londrina, northern Parana.
According to the Parana State Agricultural Secretariat, second-crop corn area ...