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Kub's Den
Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Mon May 19, 2014 11:00 AM CDT

Dice it up any way you like -- perhaps as 91.7 million acres planted to corn, 81.5 million acres to soybeans, and 55.8 million acres to all wheat varieties, with chunks of sorghum, barley, cotton, and other crops thrown in -- there was always going to be a pretty predictable quantity of U.S. farmland discussed in the May WASDE report, distributed to various crops according to the profit potential in each geographical region. That overall supply of land is projected (by USDA) to remain fairly constant over time with something near 88 million acres of corn planted each year from ...

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