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US corn hits 4-year low on crop outlook

Global output of raw corn futures for December delivery fell 1.7 percent to close at $3.72 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade. Earlier, the price touched $3.705, the lowest for a most-active contract since July 14, 2010. The

Drought still impacts corn growers

The drought that impacted the United States and the countries around the Black Sea seems to be a thing of the past. The picture is quite different for South America where hot and dry conditions in parts ot the continent make

Corn prices tumble to 3-year low

CBOT corn for September delivery ended down 2-3/4 cents at $4.89-1/4 a bushel after bottoming out at $4.88-1/4 earlier in the session. The intraday low was the lowest price for front-month corn since $4.87-3/4 on Oct. 7, 2010. New-crop corn

Wheat: American soils victims of the consequences of drought

Despite the rain from November to January, the American cultures should still undergo a major water deficit in 2013. The drought of 2012, the worst in the last fifty years, has resulted in the soil drying out which is difficult for

Corn outlook – Forecast 2013 – USA and Brazil

In 2012, corn prices skyrocketed, demand remained high, making the 2012 crop the most valuable ever produced. What will happen next? Will the drought that impacted several countries and especially the United States continue in 2013? USDA forecasts more corn