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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Tue Jan 7, 2014 01:16 PM CST

As questions and comments pour in regarding my recent analysis of the corn market, I can't help but be reminded of two of my favorite poems: "If" by Rudyard Kipling and "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost. An understanding of these two great pieces provides the basis for an understanding of what could happen if the corn industry stays on the path it has chosen.

If Informa Economics and others making estimates of 2013-2014 U.S. corn production are correct and the crop was closer to 14.2 billion bushels than USDA's December figure of just under 14.0 bb, then the ...

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