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Surprise, surprise!Surprise, surprise!

March 31 reports had plenty of bullish and bearish numbers for growers.

Bryce Knorr 1

April 1, 2017

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Gomer Pyle would have loved Friday’s USDA reports. To quote his catch phrase, the government’s estimates of 2017 Prospective Plantings and March 1 Grain Stocks provided plenty of surprises for a market that’s used to just that from these big reports.

The headline numbers moved markets higher and lower. Here’s a look at the breakdown of the data with maps showing the data for key states.

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Bryce Knorr 1

Senior Market Analyst, Farm Futures

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