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CONAB increases Brazil’s second crop corn guess

Brazil’s equivalent of the USDA has raised its second crop corn production guess. CONAB now has that second crop at 88.116 million tons, up 2.3% from May due to solid early yield numbers in the states that saw better development weather, with 7.5% of... Read More.

USTR is working on Brazil’s U.S. ethanol import tariff

The president of the National Corn Growers Association says the chief ag negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is trying to resolve a proposed tariff increase on U.S. ethanol imports to Brazil.  Harold Wolle met with Doug McKalip today in Washington... Read More.

Brazil’s soybean, corn crops shrink further

Brazil’s equivalent of the USDA has lowered its soybean production projection for the fourth month in a row. CONAB now sees Brazil’s soybean crop at 146.859 million tons, well below the USDA’s most recent guess of 155 million, 1.7% under February and 5% lower... Read More.