ANALYSIS - 'Worst winter in decades' is how a lot of the tabloids usually put it, however, this year they may have got it right, writes Gemma Hyland.
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Analysts generally expected the USDA's November Crop Production report to contain larger forecasts for the size of the current US corn and soybean harvest.
The soybean production forecast was larger, but the corn forecast was smaller than the October forecast.
The US soybean crop is now forecast at 3.958 billion bushels, 31 million bushels larger than the October forecast.
The US average yield is forecast at 47.5 bushels, 0.4 bushel larger than the October forecast. To read more, click here.
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