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Supply and demand tug of war

Ag View Pitch: Looking at demand and weather as a pre-harvest sales opportunity.

Today Chris Barron and Duane Lowry discuss crop conditions and forecasts, pondering how that might provide a market boost. Much of this year has been focused on excess supplies, but has recent Chinese purchases and the prospects of more to come, given justification for shifting focus to demand? Producer sales activity has been below normal so far this year, but it is time to solidify harvest strategies and is it possible that an August weather scare might provide an opportunity for some pre-harvest producer sales opportunities? 

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