Lots of farmers took advantage of the warm conditions this past weekend and started planting corn. Here is one person’s perspective on the subject of corn planting. He gives a very good perspective on the thoughts that go into planning to plant each year.
Corn Planting in 2012 looks to be record setting as prices continue to trend higher.
If farmers stick to their plans, it would be the most corn planted 97.2 million acres in 1937. Source Reuters Article 03/30/2012
It will be interesting to watch planting through the month of April and see if planting during the first part of the month will help maximize yields in 2012.