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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Jul 5, 2013 08:20 AM CDT

The only thing that can be said following USDA's Planted Acreage report is this: Thank goodness the weather was perfect this past spring, allowing for not only the expected amount of corn to be planted, but just a little bit more.

According to USDA, those flooded fields were just a figment of your imagination, a mirage as it were, as you worked long hours in the tractor sowing acre after acre of corn. Not only that, but you also found time to plant more soybeans and spring wheat than expected. All under the gentle watch of Mother Nature as she ...

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