Large soybean stocks and slower demand are encouraging some farmers who can get a crop in the ground to make a switch. Coleharbor, North Dakota farmer Paul Anderson recently returned soybean seed and is planting more corn. “About 25 percent of the farm was intended for soybeans,” says Anderson. “Our soybean basis isn’t the strongest here. I can grow better corn than soybeans. That’s why I think I’ll be more profitable on corn this year.” Commenting from the field, Anderson says the soil is warm and dry. If he can catch a rain soon, Anderson wouldn’t turn it down.
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