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Jerry Gulke DTN Columnist
Sun Feb 10, 2013 05:19 PM CST

I often say, regardless whether one believes estimates from USDA, Informa, or others, one needs to have a baseline of his own. For example, if you feel that we aren't going to get anywhere near a good crop in 2013, or you think we are headed for another bust such as in 2012 due to weather prognosticators or because it is dry in your own back yard, you need to have some kind of baseline from which you can judge whether you were right or wrong in those personal assessments.

The Office of Management and Budget issued its own 10-year ...

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