Corn Boom Goes Bust With U.S. Sales in Record Drop

Corn Boom Goes Bust With U.S. Sales in Record Drop

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An employee takes a sample of corn for moisture testing as it is unloaded at the Atherton Grain Co. Inc. elevator in Normandy, Illinois. The world is less dependent on U.S. corn, with its market share dropping to 24 percent this year, from more than 33 percent a year earlier, government data show.