June 13, 2019
In light of the ongoing corn and soybean planting delays throughout the Corn Belt this spring, the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture recorded a new video that analyzes the alternatives corn and soybean farmers have now that the Federal Crop Insurance Final Planting Date (June 5) for corn has passed in Indiana.
The video features Purdue ag economists Michael Langemeier and Jim Mintert reviewing the alternatives farmers have in this late planting season. In particular, they analyze the potential returns from taking the Prevented Planting option for corn and compare it to potential returns from delayed planting of both corn and soybeans, under a couple of different scenarios. READ MORE