INTL FCStone raises U.S. 2015 corn, soy production forecast

October 1, 2015 9:10 PM

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CHICAGO Oct 1 Commodity brokerage INTL FCStone said on Thursday it raised its forecast for this year's U.S. corn and soybean crops, with corn output seen at 13.541 billion bushels, up from the firm's forecast a month ago of 13.457 billion bushels.

FCStone boosted its average corn yield to 167.0 bushels per acre, up from 165.9 bpa last month but slightly lower than the 167.5 bpa latest U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast.

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