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Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Mon Feb 25, 2013 07:09 AM CST

By now you have probably memorized USDA's corn production figures from last week's Ag Outlook Forum. "Record Corn Production Projected on Extremely Higher Yields" was the headline in Katie Micik's article. To reiterate--USDA projects corn planted acreage of 99 million acres, yield of 163.6 bushels per acre, and production of 14.5 Billion bushels. There were not one but two detailed power points spotlighting how important summer weather is to yields, discounting the dry soils that dominated much of the central US until recently, and bolstering this lofty projection.

In one presentation, USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey detailed the impact of the ...

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