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Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Feb 28, 2013 05:51 AM CST

I rushed Wednesday to make it to Kissimmee, Fla., on Wednesday for Commodity Classic, but the fickle nature of airlines and an expensive cab fare still conspired to keep me from a few of the early meetings in the resort isolation of the Gaylord biosphere.

So I missed an issues forum by the National Corn Growers Association. But I heard about it repeatedly afterward. One observer cited that the bluster that surrounded the commodity producers over the past few years seems gone, partially due to repeated weather disasters that have cut off the trendline yield. Pride is a little hurt ...

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