Financial aspects of these programs earned 84% of the votes (adding together responses of "Early pay dates" and "Financing terms".) “I have seen more and more farmers financing seed every year,” Smith says. “So while I’m not totally surprised by what folks responded to in this poll, it’s interesting.” Smith said he intentionally didn’t offer “performance” as a choice since it’s assumed that will drive a majority of the seed purchase decisions. According to two years of Farm Journal research, here are some insights into timing of farmers' seed purchases:
Greatest influence on your seed purchase of these 4 factors:— conrad (@SmithAgConrad) September 30, 2019
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