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FNS Photo by Dave Wallis Soybeans are harvested Sept. 25 on the Kelly Thompson farm in rural Wheatland. High prices for the crop could encourage farmers to plant more while cutting back on corn, which has dropped in price over the last several months.

Reaping what you sow: Farmers to plant record soybean acres, scale back on corn

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CHICAGO — High prices for soybeans should encourage U.S. farmers to sow the biggest ever area to the oilseed this spring while pulling back slightly on corn, analysts said ahead of a hotly anticipated U.S. government plantings report due on Monday.


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