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Newsom on the Market
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Aug 15, 2014 06:35 AM CDT

Twice King Corn has stood on the gallows, once for a hanging (last November) and more recently (last Tuesday) the guillotine, only to somehow escape the execution expected yield and production estimates would bring.

Like the famous outlaw Jesse James, somehow it seems fitting that a purported confidant could bring about King Corn's ultimate demise. In regard to corn's long-term demand market, the government could borrow a line from Bill Cosby's fatherly love routine: "I brought you into this world, I can take you out."

The 2014 farm bill includes a new program called Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC). Generally speaking, ...

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