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DTN Editors' Notebook
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Thu Aug 14, 2014 06:16 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- It's August and USDA has reiterated its monthly warning -- opinion? estimate? let's go with estimate -- that we've got some bumper corn and soybean crops in those fields. Big crops get bigger, they say, especially in USDA reports.

Still, things may not seem all that settled on individual farms.

We've got some local crop reports to share and we'll start in the southern section of the U.S. -- where corn harvest has already begun -- and work our way north -- where early frost could bring an abrupt end to the growing season.

The Texas corn ...

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