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US corn sales fall most since ’75; record crop ready to reap

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By Jeff Wilson

Bloomberg News

CHICAGO — Demand for U.S. corn fell the most since 1975 in the past year, leaving a bigger-than-forecast surplus stacked in silos just as farmers begin reaping what the government says will be the world’s largestever crop.


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