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USDA is scheduled to release its September WASDE report this Thursday at 11:00 Central time.  Funds will enter this report net short across the board, which makes it expensively important that bearish data backs the major trends at hand.   Traders are selling the market into the report expecting to find numbers not very different than August data.   General expectations include a possible cut to corn exports and yield, possibly tighter bean carry-outs with slightly smaller yield, and possibly higher wheat exports given the pace of recent export inspections and export sales reports.  The following tables assembled by the Dow Jones’ Wall Street Journal reflect the guestimates going into Thursday: Tec...

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On behalf of a private U.S. agricultural technology provider, WPI’s team generated an econometric model to forecast the movement of concentrated corn production north and west from the traditional U.S. Corn Belt. WPI’s model has subsequently provided quantitative support to a multi-million-dollar investment into short-season corn variety development. WPI’s methodology included a series of interviews with regional grain elevators and seed consultants. Emphasizing outreach and communication with stakeholders who possess intimate sectoral knowledge – on-the-ground insights – is a regular component of WPI’s methodologies, made possible by WPI’s ever-growing network of industry contacts.

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