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Old-Crop Corn Poses Marketing Challenge
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Thu Apr 18, 2013 03:30 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Karen Johnson thought about selling some corn and soybeans from her bins before USDA's Prospective Planting report, but didn't.

"I believe that was a mistake," the Avoca, Iowa, farmer told DTN in email. "Perhaps this crazy weather will give the markets a pop if we get too cold or too wet and delay plantings."

Farmers like Johnson watched as their marketing potential rapidly changed following the dual release of the grain stocks and planting reports. Even though May corn futures are still trading about 70 cents lower than they were on the morning of March 28, there ...

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