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DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Wed Aug 20, 2014 01:17 PM CDT

General Comments:

Even though the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour found better yields in Ohio and South Dakota than the USDA estimated, the market wasn't surprised. There is more concern right now over conditions in some areas where dry weather may be taking a toll on the crop. The USDA reported that 72% of crop is in good or excellent condition, versus 73% the prior week and versus 75% on July 28. However, there are expectations for a large corn crop to be harvested this fall in spite of the poor areas. The front-month soybeans were higher again as processor ...

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