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AgRural Trims Brazil Soy View
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon Jan 20, 2014 08:42 AM CST

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- Dry weather in a number of Brazil's soybean-producing regions prompted AgRural, a local farm consultancy, to lower its 2013-14 crop forecast to 88.8 million metric tons from the 89.5 mmt predicted in December.

The greatest damage from a dry spell in December and part of January was seen in Mato Grosso do Sul and Goias, said the consultancy. As a result, it cut forecast average yields in Mato Grosso do Sul by 7% to 43 bushels per acre and in Goias by 4% to 45 bpa.

AgRural is the first consultancy to lower its Brazilian ...

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