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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Thu Mar 7, 2013 11:13 AM CST

The early part of this week was hectic. Seeing the winter storm that was forecast to move into the Midwest on Tuesday, I had to change my travel plans to and from a speaking engagement with the Illinois Soybean Association on the campus of Illinois State University Monday. Doing so meant flying into St. Louis early Monday morning, then driving to Normal, Illinois to speak at the ISA Soybean Summit (a fantastic crowd, by the way).

While driving across the flatlands of south-central Illinois, I was startled out of my “driver’s daze” by the ringing of my phone. Looking at ...

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