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Agriculture input costs to leap in 2012

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Agriculture input costs to leap in 2012
According to an agricultural economist from Purdue University, growers will have to pay more to grow corn, soybeans and wheat in 2012.


October 21, 2011
By Western Farm Press

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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