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Grain elevators anticipating a possible change of surface

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Grain elevators anticipating a possible change of surface

Grain loafers are looking at potential area changes this year to determine how much storage is needed for 2022 crops.

Jeff Adkisson of the Illinois Grain and Feed Association tells them that their members are interested in seeing farmers plan their intentions for this year, given commodity prices and high input costs.

“You get about three times as much corn as an acre of soybeans, so from the elevator perspective, if there is a shift to several acres of soybeans, we may have extra storage space. We just have to wait and see how it all goes. ”

He says many of their members are impressed with how much grain they have already moved this year.

“The market is essentially saying, ‘Bring us the grain now.’ For this reason, you have more grain coming out of the farm, and more grain is being moved at this time of year. And for our members, here again, we need to make sure they have the capacity and do everything they can to meet the needs of farmers. ”

Adkisson says that although he has not heard many complaints about long queues at elevators, if you are a farmer facing this – increased grain traffic and lack of labor are probably the cause.

Brownfield interviewed Adkisson during the Illinois Cereals and Feed Association Convention in St. Louis. Louis.



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