NEWS
Brazil Crop Outlook - 2
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Fri Mar 15, 2013 01:24 PM CDT

GUARAPUAVA, Brazil (DTN) -- Halfway through the corn season, Brazil is on track to produce a crop even larger than last year's breakout tally.

Summer corn ran smoothly, resulting in what is expected to be a record crop despite a 5% decline in planted area.

Meanwhile, second-crop corn has received generally excellent rains in the season's first two months and, with area seen growing as much as 9%, that crop has potential to be very large too.

It really is too early for hard and fast predictions, though, as the risks of planting second-crop corn to mature during the dry ...

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