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Informa: USDA to Up Corn Yield
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Fri Sep 6, 2013 11:50 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Private analytical firm Informa Economics expects USDA will increase its corn production forecast to 14.013 billion bushels, using a 157.2 bushel per acre yield estimate, in next Thursday's Crop Production report.

That would be a production increase of 250 million bushels and a yield increase of 2.8 bpa from last month's USDA estimate.

"The 157.2-bushel yield is 2.1 bushels below what Informa has been assuming with the reduction reflecting subpar August growing weather. The largest yield reduction from Informa's previous estimate occurred in Iowa where the yield was lowered 10 bushels per acre," the report stated.

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