“Understanding delayed planting decisions in Michigan”

Melissa McKendree, Assistant Professor in AFRE writes an article exploring various options available to producers facing challenges of delaying planting field crops due to poor planting conditions.

Melissa McKendree, Assistant Professor in AFRE writes an article exploring various options available to producers facing challenges of delaying planting field crops due to poor planting conditions.

June 6, 2019 - Author: Maya Trowe

Melissa McKendree, Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics writes an article exploring various options available to producers facing challenges of delaying planting field crops due to poor planting conditions.

Due to inconsistent, cold and wet weather conditions, Michigan producers have had to face deciding to move forward and plant their intended crop, file a prevented planting claim on their crop insurance, or forego planting the intended crop and choose an alternative.

 In her article, McKendree further analyzes the choices available to producers and offers insights toward still achieving a successful planting season.

The full article can be found here on the MSU Extension website.

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