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Thu Aug 28, 2014 01:30 PM CDT

BOONE, Iowa (Dow Jones) -- Major seed companies don't plan to cut prices for the next growing season, despite sliding corn and soybean prices that are expected to dent U.S. farmers' incomes.

Monsanto Co. and DuPont Co. aim to raise prices for their newest and best-performing varieties of seeds next year, though in some cases the increases may be smaller than in past years, senior executives said.

"We'll take a hard look at prices, but I don't see a price decline," said Paul Schickler, president of DuPont's Pioneer seed unit, in an interview at the Farm Progress Show, an industry ...

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