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Minnesota farmers backed away from soybeans in 2019


January 15, 2020

Glen Stubbe - Star Tribune file

Soybean acres planted fell by 12% in Minnesota in 2019. File photo of soybeans and corn near harvest in Nicollet County, Minn., last September.

Minnesota farmers planted 12% fewer acres of soybeans in 2019 than the previous year, as the trade war battered demand for the state's second-largest cash crop and heavy spring rains delayed planting.

The decline in soybeans led to a drop in acres planted for all crops in the state last year.


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