How low will crop prices go?

How low will crop prices go?

Experts offer insight into crop prices and storage as harvest begins.

THE two biggest questions for the grain trade right now are how large the 2014 crops will be and how low prices will go.

According to Dr. Corrine Alexander, agriculture economist at Purdue University, the global supply has been lower than global demand for a while, but after two years of excellent crop yields, this has changed, sending prices downward.

"It's been about a decade since we've been at a comfortable world level i

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