Brazil, a big U.S. rival, heads for record corn crop

A late-season drought slashed Brazilian corn production 20 percent earlier this year, but the USDA’s early forecast is for a startling rebound for 2016/17, with a record crop of 86.5 million tonnes within reach. Brazil grows two crops of corn a year. The first, which is one-third of total production, is planted from September through… » Read More

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