Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist — USDA released a slew of delayed crop data last week which provide an update to feed and forage market conditions for livestock markets. The 2018 corn crop was pegged at 14.42 billion bushels, down 1.3 percent from the 2017 crop but still the third largest U.S. corn crop ever. A carryover of 1.74 million bushels is projected for the end of the crop year. The 2018/2019 average crop year farm price of corn is currently projected at $3.60/ bushel, up from $3.36/bushel for the 2017/2018 crop year.

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