USDA projects third mammoth corn crop in a row

U.S. farmers will grow their second-largest soybean crop ever this year, and the third-largest corn crop, according to the USDA’s revised projections of spring planting. In the opening day of its Outlook Forum, the department projected corn plantings of 89 million acres and soybeans at 83.5 million acres. That’s 1 million more acres of corn than was… » Read More

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