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The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Apr 1, 2013 02:58 PM CDT

Prepare for data overload.

That may sound like a stolid warning from Mr. Spock, an intergalactic heads-up to Captain Kirk and crew that trouble is on the way. With the Enterprise's on-board computer about to lock up, one can only hope Klingons are not within striking distance.

Yet the alarm I sound is tied to the dangerous inter-space of USDA reports, those black holes of commodity enumeration where extreme bureaucratic density has been known to swallow all rays of market light.

The particular meteor shower on the immediate radar (pardon the shift in metaphors) clouded and confused the farm sky ...

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