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Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Aug 22, 2014 05:27 PM CDT

The U.S. is a growth industry. I'm talking about crop prognostication. At the present time many of us were watching the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour, where various journalists and commodity analysts toured through the U.S. Corn Belt, estimating yield for corn and soybeans. Before and after that tour, the USDA will weigh in on crop estimates. Needless to say, if you are on Twitter, you know crop estimates are some of the most widely debated topics. It's all a guessing game, but it surely keeps people interested.

In Canada I like to think we guess, just like they do ...

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