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Big Data Calls it a 169 Bu. Corn Crop


For decades, USDA has released a series of in-season reports with information such as crop conditions and yield estimates. The agency relies on several sources, including farmer surveys, to arrive at these numbers.

This accuracy is sometimes challenged, but according to Descartes Labs CEO Mark Johnson, USDA’s efforts shouldn’t be discounted too much.

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