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How Good is the November WASDE Report?
Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Tue Nov 5, 2013 12:53 PM CST

The corn and soybean harvests are nearing their final laps for 2013 and, on Friday, Nov. 8, USDA will issue its next monthly WASDE report. Having missed the report in October due to the government shutdown, the market will be watching intently for 2013-14 production estimates of corn and soybeans. Throughout 2013, USDA estimates of the corn crop have ranged from a low of 13.76 billion bushels in August to a high of 14.14 billion bushels in May. Soybean estimates have ranged from September's low of 3.15 billion bushels to July's high of 3.42 billion bushels. As we approach Nov. ...

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