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Agricultural industry experts predict a growing number of farmers to increase the acreage of corn they plant this spring, as corn prices remain high.

Call it a corn rush: Experts predict spike in crop's planting as prices rise


Corn may have North Dakota producers seeing green this spring, as a shortfall in acres nationally last year could entice farmers to boost their planting of it this year, many ag experts predict.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's monthly national production and usage report and future predictions released Feb. 8, more than 12 billion bushels of corn were used last year, while only 10.8 billion bushels were produced.

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