Farm Progress America, May 20, 2022

Max Armstrong reports on a double-crop incentive and what it might mean for farmers.

Max Armstrong looks at news of a $10 per acre fee to get more farmers to double crop soybeans following wheat. Max digs into the numbers on current use of double cropping noting Kansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee are the top areas where the practice is being used. While promoting double cropping could boost wheat output, but Max shares a little historical perspective on the idea of encouraging farmers to product more.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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