Analysts expect sharply smaller U.S. corn crop this year

Dry weather in Iowa, the No. 1 corn state, will contribute to a smaller-than-expected U.S. corn crop this year, say analysts ahead of USDA’s closely watched August crop report, to be released on Thursday. Even so, this year’s harvest would be the third-largest on record for the grain, fundamental to food, feed and biofuel production.… » Read More

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