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.