Yield loss possible from recent freeze

Yield loss possible from recent freeze

A University of Illinois ec­­onomist says the recent Midwest freeze and the blizzard in the Dakotas might bring more recovery to the corn market.

Scott Irwin told Brownfield last week, “From a market standpoint, I like holding pat for now because ... my estimates suggest that this may have knocked back U.S. corn production about a quarter of a billion bushels, and I think that’s probably close to the minimum damage.”

Irwin said farmers who ...

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