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Crops Marketing and Management Update

In a typical year, the August Crop Production report provides insight into the size of the corn and soybean crops. The historically late-planted corn and soybean crops have created uncertainty about the planted area and yield potential. The August reports included a re-survey of planted area in states that account for 85% of U.S. corn and soybean production.

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MarketingJennifer Elwell
NCGA-USMEF Study Highlights the Value to Corn Producers Through Red Meat Exports

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) partnered with the U.S. Meat Export Federation to update a study on the value of red meat exports to domestic U.S. corn growers. In 2018, the study showed beef and pork exports used a combined total of 14.9 million tons of corn and DDGS, which equates to an additional 459.7 million bushels of corn produced – an increase of 29 percent over the 2015 projections. 

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