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John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed May 8, 2013 06:53 PM CDT

If you had a section of planted corn for every time a DTN column has referenced a favorite movie scene or character for purposes of illustration, not only would the delinquent national plot be completely seeded, farmers would be booking post-harvest cruises that set sail in September.

Either the world of cinema overflows with rich metaphors begging to interpret the nitty-gritty of agriculture, or our stable of writers have lost their library cards somewhere in the scary recesses of La-Z-Boy recliners strategically positioned in front of small Jumbotrons.

Whatever, those reading on best grab another tub of buttered popcorn.

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