Australia increased its wheat production estimate by 3.6 percent after recent rainfall improved soil moisture in time for winter-crop sowing.
Brazil's corn imports will soar five-fold to a 16-year high, thanks to the supply squeeze prompted by a disappointing safrinha crop, US officials said, cutting their harvest forecast and flagging "great challenges" for livestock farmers.
The fund selling which fuelled a collapse in corn selling may have limits, for now, Rabobank said - although cautioning that sugar could prove an exception, and sticking by downbeat price forecasts for most crops.
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