Weather Forecast


Report: Input costs on the rise for crop farmers

Email News Alerts

WILLMAR — Prices paid to grain farmers for their crops have increased in recent years, but so have seed, fertilizer, chemical and other costs.


The average cost of producing a bushel of corn has about doubled during the past 10 years, according to the 2012 annual report of 505 central and west central crop and livestock farms participating in the Farm Business Management program.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? You can activate your account here: Activate All Access.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
(320) 235-1150