U.S. Farmers Surprise With Bigger Corn Acres as Prices Slump

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  • Corn futures traded in Chicago drop to lowest since April
  • Plantings will be third-highest since 1944, USDA says

U.S. farmers planted more corn than they intended in March, sowing the third-highest crop since World War II and surprising analysts who had expected a decline. Prices fell to the lowest since April.

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