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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Wed Mar 27, 2013 05:08 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- I can't help but think that the U.S. Quarterly Stocks report is the more important of the two reports set for release Thursday morning. While these numbers are indeed looking backward, something I've railed against over the years, the implications for ending stocks, assuming average demand, sets the bar for how important the Prospective Plantings report might be.

USDA will release its Prospective Plantings and Quarterly Stocks reports at 11 a.m. Central Daylight Time on Thursday.

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