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on August 30, 2016

Bumper corn crop doesn’t equal lower chicken prices

The data suggest little can be said about the future of chicken prices simply because the corn crop is a good one.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) surprised the market with the forecast of huge (record by almost 4 bushels per acre) corn yields in this year's crop. Although not in the bin, it is great news for livestock producers. Feed costs will likely be the lowest since 2006. Does that…

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