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DIFFICULT TO ANTICIPATE CORN PRODUCTION

Posted by Myla Munro Ringler -

The corn market appears to be having difficulty anticipating the likely size of the 2013 U.S. crop. Over the past three weeks, December 2013 corn futures have traded from a low of $5.12 to a high of $5.735 as production expectations continue to unfold. Production uncertainty is the result of uncertainty about both the likely magnitude of planted acreage and yield prospects associat...

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