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Newsom on the Market
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Tue Feb 4, 2014 06:32 AM CST

Do you remember when you were in grade school and the science project was to watch and record the process of metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly? One day, the funny-looking bug was hanging from a twig, the next it was encased in a cocoon, and then suddenly a butterfly was fluttering around the plastic box.

In much the same way, the corn market has morphed from a sluggish caterpillar slowly inching its way sideways to, if not a beautiful butterfly, a scruffy moth seemingly intent on flying higher for a while. All of this going largely unnoticed by the countless ...

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