Minnesota farmer expects to pay as much as $80 more per-acre for fertilizer

A farmer in west-central Minnesota expects to pay $70 to $80 more per-acre on fertilizer next year.

But D.J. VanKlompenburg of Montevideo says corn still looks profitable.

“It kind of cuts into your savings a little bit, but we’re certainly not Scrooge McDuck rolling in the gold coins by any means.”

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association board member tells Brownfield the corn-to-soybean price ratio probably won’t influence a change to his rotation, but another factor might.


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