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John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed May 21, 2014 05:15 PM CDT

Though few suits in Cargill's corporate boardroom would get the connection, something about the company's recent strategy of downsizing within the beef industry has got me thinking about the 1989 so-called classic "Field of Dreams." The odd reference is even stranger given the fact this movie typically ranks high in my list of top-ten dumbest features ever to hit the big screen.

Excuse me in advance for painfully refreshing your memory.

The Oscar-nominated picture opens with Ray Kinsella, the Bronx-born dreamer and airhead play by Kevin Costner, walking through a field of shoulder-high corn, apparently in search of either grasshoppers ...

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