Corn, soybean and wheat prices have all done well this year, although yields (especially corn) have suffered. Many grain farmers are considering planting wheat this fall and following with a soybean double crop.
However, double crop soybeans are more susceptible to summer drought and typically yield about 20 percent less than full season soybeans. Let’s consider an example of a planting decision and possible implications using a UK agriculture economics web based decision aid.
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