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South Africa Rain Forecast a Boost for Drought-Stricken Farmers

  • Showers likely in main corn-growing areas as planting starts
  • Country's worst drought in more than 20 years prompts imports

South Africa, the continent’s largest producer of corn, is forecast to get rain in the main growing areas over the next two days, curbing a drought and helping farmers who have started preparing for next season’s crop.

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