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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Jan 24, 2014 04:36 PM CST

"If the supply and demand situation in corn is so bearish, why are futures spreads and basis still bullish?" This is a great question, and one that has been asked at almost every speaking event I've been to this winter. And with the "Polar Vortex" season already half over -- that's right we've passed the midpoint of winter (unofficially by my calendar with the season running from December through February) -- we are drawing closer to the explosive spring season when the gloves come off the grain markets.

As I've talked about in the past, there were a couple of ...

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