NEWS
Brazil's Second Corn
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Fri May 29, 2015 02:42 PM CDT

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- With harvest just getting underway, Brazil looks set to produce a massive second crop of corn.

Rains have extended deeper into the autumn than usual, creating excellent crop conditions and prompting farm groups and analysts to raise yield expectations.

"We thought this year was going to be complicated because of late planting, but it promises to be another record year," said Nery Ribas, technical manager at the soybean and corn growers association Aprosoja-MT in Mato Grosso, where over a third of Brazil's second crop is planted.

Brazilian second-crop corn output is pegged at 47.9 million ...

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