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Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Wed Apr 3, 2013 10:06 AM CDT

USDA's acreage intentions numbers released last week appear to verify an idea that was brought up several times during farm outlook meetings that I participated in this past winter--and that is, more grain sorghum in some of the hardest-hit drought states.

That does seem to be the case. Total grain sorghum acreage in the March 28 planting intentions report came in at 7.62 million acres--a 22 percent increase from 2012 and 39 percent more sorghum acreage than 2011's intentions report.

Within this total, there are some hefty increase state by state. On a percentage basis, Missouri's sorghum intentions total is ...

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