Farmland rent trends for 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- An increase in 2014 farmland rent in Minnesota may indicate a loss for producers at current corn and soybean cash forward contract prices available.
This calculation factors in other expenses and projected total income with historical yields. If corn or soybean prices increase--or if yields are better than expected in 2014--producers may be able to pay higher rental rates.
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