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02-22-2015 03:25 PM
The farm bill and usda things are going
to be bad thru 2019....
My question is, what is done in other
South America, Canada, Europe etc.
Do they have direct payments, some
Type of price support system (hopefully
Nothing as bad as this one) or anything
Maybe it will make us feel better or worse.
Also hear alot, but what's the plan for
The next couple years, cut seed or fert,
Use cheaper chemical, keep the tractor or
Pickup an extra year, learn and use the
Market, send wifie to town to work, or
Go there yourself, keep things the same
And roll the dice, or quit.
02-22-2015 09:10 PM
Well, a year from now if we`re talking "$2.75-$3.25 corn" and oil is $45 that is no way seedcorn will still be $250/bag, $50/bag bean seed, $300 28%, $440 potash...the inputs will have to go down, probably drop in half. And that is going to be interesting how that will exactly happen.
02-22-2015 09:36 PM
NWOBCW, bean seed is really the head scratcher, if we are expected to raise $9.00 beans instead of $13 in the past. Bean seed should also be 30% cheaper, $38 instead of $55. I heard fertilizer is going down in June. I`m afraid it`s going to be tough for seed companies to cut their costs, because too much of their expense must be in areas other than the production....but they`ll have to, just like us.