Farmers use the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) crop production reports and others to help get a sense of the supply and demand outlook. The report can also help farmers project how much they can expect to receive for their corn and soybean crop. But the numbers all start locally with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Survey (NASS) regional reports, says Greg Thessen, regional director of the upper Midwest regional office.

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