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RSS By: Kevin Van Trump, AgWeb.com

Kevin Van Trump has over 20 years of experience in the grain and livestock industry.

Acreage Debate for Corn and Beans in 2014.......

Dec 16, 2013

Corn Acres For 2014: Analyst continue to debate how many corn acres will go in the ground her in the US next year.  Most seem to be thinking, if prices remain at or below this level, we will see a 3-5 million acre net reduction in US corn acreage in 2014. The general consensus (at least from those I am talking with) seem to be for around 93 million acres. Even though this is a nice size cut, its still not to the sub-90 million acre number that we believe the trade is ultimately searching for.  Remember, for the bulls to run the market needs to.... Click here for all of my daily comments....

Soybean Acres For 2014: There is no question in my mind that US producers are going to plant more soybeans in 2014. The question obviously is how many more acres?  2013 was a record at 76.5 million acres planted, now there is already talk that 83-84 million acres could be planted this next year.  Personally, I am not looking for a 7 million acre jump but I do think we could easily add another 3-5 million soybean acres.  There certainly doesn't seem to be as much nitrogen being put on the corn stalks like we have seen in the past...  Click here for may daily report...  

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