Agronomics & Economics – Crop Rotation Decisions Need Both!

Choosing your crop by high February commodity prices can result in short term economic gain, but long-term losses if the agronomic impact to the land and subsequent crops not considered.

Commodity price, cost of production, crop rotation, seeding dates and weather indicators for pest pressure all need consideration. To assist with agronomic decisions, economic tools developed from long-term Manitoba yield trends explained, as well as a plan to incorporate into your farm.