Another Good Year Expected for Georgia Corn Producers

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Despite drought conditions in most areas of Georgia in 2011, the state’s corn growers produced a record-high average yield, and the market is expected to maintain momentum headed into this spring.

While the business of economics often has been called the “dismal science,” the market outlook for commodities like corn continues to be good, or at least for the foreseeable future, said Nathan Smith, University of Georgia Extension economist, speaking at the recent Georgia Corn Short Course in Tifton.

“The corn market has sort of flip-flopped this year from where we were one year ago in terms of our commodities in the South,” said Smith.

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