Rising Production Costs Put Crop Profits at Risk

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Just a few years ago it would have been a dream to have soybean future contract prices over $12 a bushel and corn prices over $6.

There would be no doubt that field crop producers would think the coming year should be very good.

The last three years have been exceptional for most.

The reality for 2012 is that although these are the current contract prices, the cost of production has risen so much the bottom line could become very tight.

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