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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Apr 7, 2014 04:23 PM CDT

In a recent DTN Fundamentally Speaking Blog, DTN contributing analyst Joel Karlin compared the percent change between the corn and soybean acreage reported in USDA's Prospective Planting Report released in March and the final reported acreage. Karlin mentions factors that can cause acres to swing such as price changes in the spring, weather and seed availability. Nailing down acreage in Canada is perhaps even more complex, taking into account the greater number of cropping options available in many areas as well as the current focus on what will move and what will not.

Karlin demonstrated that over the past five ...

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