Opportunities to sell new crop abound


Given the unusual surge in corn and soybean prices during and immediately after harvest this year, there are opportunities to sell right now that may not exist in mid to late 2021.

“The basis for corn is very strong, some of the best we’ve seen in eight years,” said Steve Johnson, farm and ag business management specialist at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. “Some local processors are buying higher than the basis. They want corn.”

Johnson and Ed Kordick, farmer education program manager...

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