Economist: A weather market for corn in 2016?

Two developments suggest elevated risk for U.S. corn yield to fall below trend value.

Nearby corn futures remain above their early-January lows but continue to struggle under the weight of a number of negative market fundamental factors, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Darrel Good. Those negative factors include both supply and demand considerations.

On the supply side, Good said domestic corn production has been large for three consecutive years, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture now projects 2015-16 marketing year ending stocks of U

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