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Tue Oct 15, 2013 01:17 PM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- Just In Time inventory --- a concept adopted by the industry so that goods arrive just when consumers need them most -- is nothing new. That's because U.S. farmers like DTN View From the Cab farmers Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., and William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo., have been doing that exact thing for centuries.

Keeping food, feed and fuel pipelines full can be a challenge when Mother Nature is as disorganized as she was this spring. Late planting caused by wet, cool conditions changed new-crop delivery dates. ...

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