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Break-evens a moving target as input costs and commodity prices weaken

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Margins are tricky for many growers as input costs and commodity prices trend lower.

Kent Thiesse is a farm management analyst based in southern Minnesota and says the price environment is changing.

“We’re living in a $7 corn world and we’re in a $5 reality.”

He tells Brownfield cash prices for old crop remain in the $6 to $7 dollar range, but new crop is down in the low $5’s.

Break-evens a moving target as input costs and commodity prices weaken