Drought cuts South Africa corn crop by a quarter from 2014

Drought will limit South Africa’s corn crop to 11.5 million tonnes, nearly one-quarter less than last year’s harvest, the USDA says in its monthly WASDE report. “February dryness and periodic heat, particularly in the western and central growing regions,” disrupted pollination and slashed the likely yield, according to the report. South Africa is an important regional supplier… » Read More

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