The far right has been itching for a fight for some time, ... They want to erase what happened to Bork, and they want to have somebody whose nomination will provoke a debate about all these big issues, and if they win, then they feel that vindicates their philosophy and its opens doors to other like nominees.
Most analysts are on record with expectations of a decline in corn planting intentions and an increase in intentions for soybeans. The debate generally centers on the magnitude of the changes. Acreage of spring-planted crops, however, could deviate from intentions due to escalating spring wheat prices potential for abandoned hard red winter wheat acreage to be replanted to other crops changes, if any, in price relationships of spring-planted crops and spring weather conditions.