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Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:13 PM CDT

I follow the value of the U.S. dollar every day. If you follow me on Twitter, I quote the value of the U.S. greenback, just before the Canadian loonie. The U.S. dollar is so important to the value of agricultural futures prices. It's the whole enchilada. When it comes to price movement in our commodity markets, some analysts think the U.S. dollar means everything.

It just so happens the U.S. dollar has been on a tear since Feb. 1. On that day, it got down to 78.915 on the U.S. Dollar Index, a measurement of the value of the greenback ...

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