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Strategie Grains Trims Forecast
Thu May 23, 2013 07:06 AM CDT

LONDON (Dow Jones) -- Strategie Grains on Thursday trimmed its estimate of the European Union's 2013-14 soft wheat harvest by 0.2 million metric tons, to 129.8 million tons, mainly due to lower acreage in Germany and France.

It said, "several elements of concern have appeared since last month on account of low temperatures in west EU countries, high temperatures in the southeast EU and lack of rain in the north EU."

Strategie Grains also trimmed its estimate of the 27-member bloc's 2013-14 corn production by 0.1 million tons to 64.5 million tons, with acreage estimates in Germany and France being ...

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