Each year the FAPRl analysts conduct a baseline projection for U.S. and international agriculture. This baseline is unlike the traditional forecast in that i.t does not necessarily represent the most likely scenario for future events.
Kruse, John R.
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Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowaagreview/vol1/iss1/4