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Brazilian coffee, sugarcane and corn hit by third day of frost

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a note to clients, Rural Clima said frosts hit the west and north of São Paulo state, the Minas Gerais triangle, the southwest of Goias, and some areas of southern Minas Gerais state.

"It has affected coffee, sugarcane, pasture, potatoes, corn, beans, and tomatoes," Rural Clima meteorologist Marco Antonio dos Santos said.

The corn crop, possibly the most affected by this week's frosts, may be reduced by 6 million tonnes, he added.

"We were expecting a second corn crop of around 62 to 65 million tonnes. Now we can surely say it will . . .

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