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Crop Prediction Contest Based On IEM

"Farmetrics" is an innovative contest that collects and shares crop information from participants around the United States, and it's noted that the concept is borrowed from the Iowa Electronic Markets. Farmetrics participants submit predictions for local planted acreage, yield, and harvested acreage for such major crops as corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton. The concept for the contest is based on the IOWA ELECTRONIC MARKETS, established in 1988 by the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business to predict the winner of the U.S. presidential election.

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