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Plan for Success When Purchasing Inputs

Plan for Success When Purchasing Inputs

Retailers Align Their Business to Maximize the ROI of Yours

The USDA projects commodity prices will remain low in 2017, reinforcing economic pressure on the farming industry. The weeks prior to this planting season will be an important time for farmers who are looking for new ways to cut costs.

Bryan French, Agronomy Division Manager at Frontier Ag in Oakley, Kansas, says it’s not too late to talk with retailers about potential saving opportunities in their nutrient management plans. Securing inputs prior to planting allows farmers to provide more information to their lenders, and locks in supplies at a better rate.

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