According to the new crop budgets from NDSU Extension, the outlook varies widely by region and crop. Spring wheat is projected to be in the red for all parts of North Dakota except the northeastern corner of the state. There are positive returns forecast for soybeans in all but two regions of the state, the northern Red River Valley and northeast. Profitability projections in corn is pretty evenly split across North Dakota with the highest returns in the southeastern region. NDSU Extension predicts profits in oil sunflowers for all parts of the state with the exception of the northern Red River Valley and the southeast. Canola is forecast to enjoy positive returns in north-central North Dakota. Malt barley shows slight losses out west and larger losses in the Red River Valley due to higher land costs. Hear more from NDSU Extension farm management specialist Ron Haugen in this interview.