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Some 2007 corn acre estimates seen as optimistic

Agriculture.com Staff 02/12/2007 @ 10:09am

CHICAGO (Dow Jones)--U.S. corn planted acreage this spring is expected to rise sharply as producers react to futures prices reaching 10-year highs on strong demand from domestic ethanol producers and exporters, but some of the bigger estimates circulating are probably optimistic, analysts said.

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CHICAGO (Dow Jones)--U.S. corn planted acreage this spring is expected to rise sharply as producers react to futures prices reaching 10-year highs on strong demand from domestic ethanol producers and exporters, but some of the bigger estimates circulating are probably optimistic, analysts said.

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