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Acreage forecast: Corn Belt sticks to rotation, fringe areas unclear

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A market analyst says U.S. farmers in the Corn Belt are expected to stick to their crop rotation this spring alternating corn and soybeans.

Don Roose with U.S. Commodities tells Brownfield “it was a fall where farmers could apply some of their fertilizer before planting and the same thing this winter. I think that leads to the fact farmers are preparing to plant corn in the Midwest compared to soybeans.”

He says early planting estimates show U.S.

Acreage forecast: Corn Belt sticks to rotation, fringe areas unclear