NEWS
Fundamentally Speaking
Mon May 6, 2013 10:44 AM CDT

On May 10, the USDA will release its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) and this report will feature their first projections for the U.S. and world balance sheets for key crops.

Of particular interest to the trade is what initial yield the USDA will use for the 2013 U.S. corn crop in light of plantings that at least through April are the latest in memory.

This graphic shows the estimated corn yield given by the USDA at its annual Ag Outlook sessions in February and their first “official” forecast given in the ...

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