Every summer the agricultural sector anticipates the harvest and speculates on how much grain will be produced. Ac; time passes, more information is gathered about probable yields, harvested area, and production in the U.S. and the rest of the northern hemisphere. The information this year may be more critical because of the current high crop prices and low stockholding situation.
Elmore, Steven L.; Smith, Darnell B.; and Meyers, William H.
"The Impact of 1996 Weather on Crop Markets,"
Iowa Ag Review: Vol. 2
, Article 1.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowaagreview/vol2/iss4/1