NEWS
USDA Reports Preview
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Mon Dec 9, 2013 07:09 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The most-watched numbers in the December round of USDA reports are expected to be world production and ending stocks estimates.

USDA will release its Crop Production and monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports at 11 a.m. CST Tuesday.

CORN

Pre-report estimates for the domestic corn situation are at once interesting and amusing. According to news accounts, the average ending stocks guess came in at 1.861 billion bushels as compared to USDA's November projection of 1.887 bb. Where are the adjustments expected to be made to create the decrease? Nobody really seems to know. Truth ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
Woodbury: Family Business Matters
USDA Weekly Crop Progress
USDA Weekly Crop Progress
USDA Reports Flash
USDA Reports Summary
USDA Weekly Crop Progress
USDA Forecasts Big Shift to Soybeans
USDA Reports Summary
Borlaug Statue Tops Ag Day
Export Sales Bullish Corn, Soy