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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Mar 31, 2014 05:44 PM CDT

Here's a quick wrap-up of data from the two USDA reports released March 31: the Quarterly Stocks report, as of March, which estimates crop inventories; and the Prospective Planting report, which provides a look at estimated acres for 2014, as it applies to some the smaller crops.

Total spring wheat acres in the U.S. are set to grow by 4% from 2013 to 12 million acres. Of this acreage, 11.3 ma is expected to be hard red spring acres. This HRS acreage is an increase of 362,000 acres over last year and is just slightly below the five-year average of ...

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