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Frost in Brazil threatens corn; may affect Paraná coffee and sugarcane in southern São Paulo and Mato Grosso do Sul

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A polar air mass is gaining strength in Brazil and may cause heavy frost in agricultural areas this week, posing high risks for corn in Paraná, Brazil's second largest corn producer, whose crop has suffered severe drought-related losses, according to experts.

Meteorologists say frost may even reach coffee areas in northern Paraná, which is not as relevant for this commodity today as it was in the past - the state's crop is expected to represent less than 2% of national production.

In addition to Paraná, frost is forecast for areas further south in Mato . . .

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