NCGA Chair Comments on Planting Progress

NCGA-Logo-3Corn farmers nationwide planted about one third of the corn acreage nationwide in one week last week according to USDA’s latest crop progress report. The phenomenal progress included an increase of 38% in Nebraska and Illinois, 41% more in Missouri, 45% in Minnesota and an additional 54% of the acreage in Iowa.

In this interview, Martin Barbre, Chairman of the National Corn Growers Association, talks about the planting progress and how precision farming technology helps farmers take advantage of the weather windows when they happen quickly and makes them more sustainable as well. Interview with NCGA Chairman Martin Barbre of Illinois