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#1 Post by Farside » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:19 pm

30 million acres not planted in the US. At 165 bushels per acre that's about 5,000 million bushels.
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Check out the chart about to get some perspective on that.

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Re: Corn

#2 Post by Farside » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:20 pm

Here is a map of China's corn belt:
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If you're into black swans then I'd be looking into the spring planting conditions over there.

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Re: Corn

#3 Post by Farside » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:23 pm

Here is a chart of last year's global corn consumption in millions of bushels:
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Recall that 5,000 million bushels worth were not planted in the US this year.

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