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Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Jan 3, 2014 01:45 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The phrase "big crops get bigger" usually refers to a tendency for USDA harvest volume estimates in a large-crop season to increase from USDA's fall number to the final call on crop size the following January.

But the 2013-14 crop season offers a twist on that phrase. The South America corn crop stands a very good chance of meeting or surpassing projections of its own, and adding further to a world corn supply that's getting bigger in a hurry. After a drought-reduced harvest of 21 million metric tons in the 2011-12 crop year, Argentina rebounded with an ...

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