NEWS
Fundamentally Speaking
Wed Aug 6, 2014 10:18 AM CDT

This week's rains should just about seal the deal for a record U.S. corn crop in terms of national yield and bushel quantity.

Though this past week's combined good and excellent ratings fell by 2%, the current reading is still one of the highest ever and as noted in a prior post, end of July crop conditions correlate very well with the first USDA crop report issued in August.

Incorporating our usual ratings system where we weight the crop based on the percent in each category and assign that category a factor of 2 for ...

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