February 27, 2021

Grain Highlights: Top Stories of the Day

By Dow Jones Business News, March 12, 2014


Growers Selling Soy, Corn Ahead of Planting Season

U.S. growers who have held soybeans and corn since the harvest are opening their bins and selling crops to help pay for land rent, fertilizer and seed ahead of spring planting, making more supplies available to processors and exporters, said Karl Setzer, a market analyst for MaxYield Cooperative, a risk-management firm in West Bend, Iowa. Many farmers will empty and clean bins that have been full since the fall to make room and prevent spoilage, he said. “We tend to see a warm-up in temperatures, and grain needs to be moved to prevent any damage,” Mr. Setzer said.


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