NEWS
Fundamentally Speaking
Fri Apr 19, 2013 07:43 AM CDT

The much promised warming and drier trend in the Midwest keeps getting pushed back and after recent heavy rains it appears that for much of that region, any real progress in corn plantings will not be seen until the first part of May at the earliest.

We saw what early plantings amid warm and dry conditions did for U.S. corn yields last year so many say bring on the rains.

Nonetheless, the continued delays suggest that some intended corn acreage might not get in the ground while also bringing into play the depressing impact ...

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