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Informa Pegs Corn Crop at 14.26 BB
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Wed Jul 3, 2013 12:01 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Private analytical firm Informa Economics pegged the national average corn yield at 160 bushels per acre, estimating the U.S. will produce 14.26 billion bushels of corn in 2013.

Informa applied early estimates of corn yields to USDA's acreage estimates to arrive at the production figure, which is lower than Informa's forecast last month, but a 3.5 billion bushel increase from last year's production.

Soybean estimates are also larger than last year, with an average national yield of 43.9 bpa and production of 3.38 billion bushels. Estimated sorghum yield and and production estimates jumped dramatically, with the average ...

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