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Todd's Take
Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Tue Aug 19, 2014 06:21 AM CDT

No two ways about it, the summer of 2014 has been tough on corn prices with the December contract falling from a high of $5.14 3/4 in early May to a low of $3.58, made just before the Aug. 12 WASDE report. Overall, the weather has been good as July and early-August temperatures have stayed cool and USDA is expecting a record-high 14.03 billion bushel crop. On Aug. 15, USDA's Farm Service Agency reported 1.54 million acres of corn were unable to be planted, mostly due to too much rain this spring in North Dakota and Minnesota and that may ...

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