As of last Sunday, there were 15.8 million U.S. corn acres still unplanted. The wet spring and ticking time clock have pushed farmers to plant fields before they are dry. This has been a very tough planting season.
U.S. corn production will drop like a rock. We just don’t know how much. Our soybean crop will also suffer. President Trump threatened to impose new tariffs on Mexico unless they help to cut off the streams of immigrants from Central America. Well, that got their attention. Mexico will be sending troops to help close the door.
Also, the word is that as early as next week, Mexico will vote to approve
John Block’s commentary is sponsored by the National Corn Growers Association, CropLife America, and Renewable Fuels Association.