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Tour provides insights on this year’s crop

Tour provides insights on this year’s crop

Since 2008, there has been a reasonably good correlation between the results of the Farm Journal crop tour and the subsequent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) forecasts. Still, one has to understand the tour primarily mostly travels through the best producing regions in each state, while the USDA forecasts cover the whole state.

Corn ear population counts tend to be a little smaller than...




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