CME Daily Features
US - 74 per cent of the US corn crop was rated in good/excellent condition, unchanged from the previous week and 20 points better than year ago and the five year average for this week, write Steve Meyer & Len Steiner.
CUBA - Harvesting of the 2013 main season rice crop was recently completed. Earlier forecasts were revised upward and aggregate 2013 rice production, including the main and secondary season which was harvested in July, is estimated to reach 650 000 tonnes (434 000 tonnes, milled basis) slightly up from last year’s bumper crop.
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