Minor acreage change

Planting Corn

A survey conducted at the Iowa Power Farming Show indicates a minor shift to more corn acres in Iowa and across the Midwest. The survey by AgriSource and the Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association projects Iowa farmers will plant 13.4 million acres of corn and 9.9 million acres of soybeans this year. The corn acres are up 200,000 acres from 2018, while soybean acres are down 100,000 acres.

“We are surprised that Iowa soybean acreage is projected to be down just 1 percent from 2018,” said Keith Gehling of...

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