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Cornhusker Economics, July 12, 2000, agecon.unl.edu/cornhuskereconomics
USDA’s June Crop Report made headlines mostly because the corn acreage planted for 2000 exceeded expectations. At 79.6 million acres, the total was at least 1 million acres higher than most pre-report guesses. Prices skidded, helped along by reports of timely rains throughout the Corn Belt.