Economist: Now could be time to switch to soybeans

Farmers experiencing corn planting delays could capitalize on soybean price rally.

Farmers who have experienced delays in planting corn could take advantage of a market rally in soybeans and switch to planting beans, according to Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt.

Soybean prices surged after a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture report showed a sharp reduction in global soybean inventories and stronger-than-anticipated demand for U.S. exports.

"Delayed planting this spring may actually turn out to be a financial blessing if farmers end

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