Corn Acres Headed For A Drop?

As farmers strategize on how they’re going to divide up their acres come spring planting time, 2018 looks to be a down year for corn around the area. That’s becoming the consensus prediction among people we talk with, including Texas Corn Producers Executive Director David Gibson…

How much of a drop in corn acres might we see? David says, in the Texas Panhandle, we could see a decline of about 10 to 15 percent.

David was the guest for the Texas Corn Producers report on our morning ag program. In addition to discussing acreage shifts, we also got his thoughts on what’s ahead in the big batch of USDA reports coming out today and an update on legislative issues important to corn growers. To hear the full conversation, use the audio player below.


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