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Jerry Gulke DTN Columnist
Mon Apr 8, 2013 07:00 AM CDT

A recent poll indicated over 53% of producers had no 2013 corn sold (hedged or cash contracted). Of the remaining 47% of those polled, 23% had less than 11% sold and 24% had 25% sold. An unscientific guess would be that less than 15% of the expected corn crop has been sold.

There are probably three categories into which most of those polled fall.

The first category consists of those who did nothing last year, choosing to watch prices drop into June (similar to what has been happening so far this year) only to see the much advertised prospects for ...

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