“We Need Higher Prices”

Published On: November 22, 2016

November 2016 Field Report

Trent Brandenburg has completed his harvest. He is happy for the excellent yields, “not quite as good as ’14.” The harvest went smoothly. “Nobody got hurt.” Trent regards 2016 as “a good year.”

Looking ahead to next year, Trent plans to continue with his present corn-soybean crop rotations. “We need higher prices,” Trent stated. He is examining various marketing opportunities to improve the profitability he earns from the good yields.

The Brandenburgs are thankful for the good year and wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.

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