By historical standards delayed planting in North Dakota does not really impact corn as much as people think. Aside from the wild moisture year of 2020, where plantings fell -39% from intentions, the other years show only -5% to -18%. We have -20% which captures all reasonable possibilities. We also have harvested acreage of 90.8% instead of a normal 94% and a 10% cut from trend yields. That drops acreage by 0.750 million. Our current ND corn production estimate of 338 million would be under a "no problem" forecast of 486 but not as bad as we were previously estimating.
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