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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:24 AM CDT

Let me begin by saying this: DTN has some great customers. After last week's Newsom on the Market column, "ARC of Destruction," I received numerous responses regarding my conclusion that the new government program could ultimately blow up corn's demand market. The general theme from respondents (many posted in DTN's Letters to the Editor segment) was that I had overlooked two key factors: 1) The county ARC program pays on base acres; 2) Payment caps will limit the possible impact on planting decisions.

Given that my columns are opinion based on my analysis, the responses could have turned nasty and ...

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