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Agriculture input costs to leap in 2012

Oct. 21, 2011 -According to an agricultural economist from Purdue University, growers will have to pay more to grow corn, soybeans and wheat in 2012. Land rent costs and volatility in the fertilizer markets are the two main drivers of increasing costs, which in the US, could push-up the price of growing corn by 16 percent, by 15 percent for soybeans and 12 percent for wheat.                 READ MORE

October 21, 2011  By Western Farm Press


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