Is Corn Still King In The Western Corn Belt Despite USDA Report?

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USDA’s Prospective Plantings report is predicting 88 million acres of corn, 89 million acres of soybeans, 47.3 million acres of wheat, and 13.5 million acres of cotton for 2018 in its initial report.

AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben is traveling across Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa and talking with farmers about their acreage mix.

She talks with Mike Schropp, a farmer from Crescent, Iowa; Mike Maguire, a Logan, Iowa farmer and Luke Lauristen, a producer from Arlington, Nebraska.