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Shaw: Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Jul 4, 2014 06:40 AM CDT

Like a tall drink of water here we are again. I only think back about 8 years ago when I was mounting farm rally stages across Ontario. The cash price for corn was $2.15 a bushel and I used say from the stage that it was unsustainable! Oh, how right I was. Little did I know that corn would eventually reach $8 a bushel a few years later. Needless to say, I didn't know. Those were bearish times; we simply planted crops on hope.

So last week when USDA came out with a record soybean production of 84.8 million acres, ...

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