Agricultural Economics Department


Date of this Version

August 2004


Published in Cornhusker Economics, 08/25/2004. Produced by the Cooperative Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


The USDA recently released its August Crop Production Report. All indications are that we will have a huge, almost record breaking crop this year. As we try to develop marketing plans there are certain things that must be taken into consideration: those things that are pretty much fact and those things that may change production numbers.