Iowa farmer looking forward to spring
March 5, 2020 By Rhiannon Branch Filed Under: 2020 Commodity Classic, 2020 Events, Iowa, News
An Iowa farmer says regardless of the weather he is looking
forward to spring and a fresh start at getting crops in the ground.
Jeff Frank with the Iowa Soybean Association tells Brownfield
after having the wrecker tow his planter in 2019, he is hoping to practice
patience if faced with another wet spring.
“You just have to wait and be patient. I mean we always seem to be able to get it done. You don’t want to plant when the conditions aren’t right, and we all know that, but we all seem to push it.”
Frank says aside from getting the crop in the ground, his
biggest priority is helping create new export opportunities for soybeans
outside of China.
“The prices are terrible. I mean, we aren’t even breaking even, so trade has got to be number one.”
Frank grows corn and soybeans on a century farm in Sac County Iowa. Brownfield interviewed Frank at the 2020 Commodity classic in San Antonio.
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