NEWS
Fri Feb 28, 2014 09:49 AM CST

SAO PAULO (Dow Jones) -- Brazilian soy farmers will produce 86.1 million tons of soy in the 2013/2014 harvest season, according to agricultural consultancy Safras & Mercado, less than the 91.8 million tons forecast on Jan. 24.

A drought in some soy- and corn-producing states and heavy rains in the most-important soy state, Mato Grosso, will reduce the size of the harvests, though the revised soy forecast would still be a record for Brazil's farmers. In the 2012/2013 season Brazil produced 81.5 million tons of soy.

The corn harvest for the 2013/2014 summer crop will be 24.6 million ...

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