The Buzz: More Corn And Soybean Acres, But Stocks Tight

The Buzz: More Corn And Soybean Acres, But Stocks Tight

Latest Farm Futures survey sets stage for key USDA reports March 28.

USDA's planting intentions report, due out March 28, usually grabs headlines. But grain stocks data out the same day could also be crucial this year, due to very tight inventories of corn and soybeans. Senior Editor Bryce Knorr and Market Analyst Paul Burgener go over results of Farm Futures latest survey of farmers, and what they could mean to the market

Watch the conversation using the video link below.

Latest Farm Futures survey sets stage for key USDA reports March 28.

Bryce Knorr, Senior Editor, Farm Futures, first joined Farm Progress Cos. in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former future introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Market Review on FarmFutures.com, he writes weekly reviews for key commodities and crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

Market Analyst Paul Burgener is a new addition to the Farm Futures team but has a solid ag economics history. A former University of Nebraska research coordinator and ag economist from the University of Wyoming, Burgener brings a lot of background to his new role. Most recently, he was also involved in agricultural finance, and will offer that perspective in future articles on the Web and in print too.

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