That puts a spotlight on how thin margins are for farmers. Input costs keep increasing, especially for fuel and natural gas. Yet we have sub 2 (per bushel) corn prices. The 2 billion may be a daunting number, but it shows the farm program works in years of depressed farm prices. That's how it's designed to work.
Producers work in a highly competitive business where the slightest advantage, tool or technique can land you thousands of dollars of business. Attending one of our tour stops is a great opportunity for users to see how they can give themselves a competitive advantage that will take their businesses to the next level.