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Chip Whalen

Chip Whalen is vice president of education and research, Commodity & Ingredient Hedging. Contact him at, 312.596.7755 or



Poultry producers should avoid bias in corn purchases

The U.S. corn supply isn’t the only factor that contributes to corn prices. In managing your corn purchasing, consider the demand side of the equation and influences from outside the country.
Poultry producers may see signs all around indicating that corn supply is robust and prices will stay low, but they should avoid local and other bias in managing their corn purchasing.
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