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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Jun 27, 2014 06:09 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Before we get started, let me say that I'm not calling the June 30 reports a joke, but rather comparing them to the jokers in a standard deck of cards. A quick research of the joker's history shows it to be viewed either as a wild card or the most important card in the deck (highest trump). The same could be said for the Quarterly Stocks and Planted Acreage reports.

USDA will release its Acreage and quarterly Grain Stocks reports at 11 a.m. CDT Monday.

QUARTERLY STOCKS

The most important numbers in this report will be soybeans ...

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