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Corn and soybean futures rose modestly in trading Friday as rainfall threatens to slow planting.
Corn and soybean export sales fell last week, the USDA said.
After Brazilian farmers watched a drought drop 2015/16 soybean yields, the second corn harvest (safrinha), faces big yield losses due to adverse weather.
Ag economists compare today's ag economy to the 1980s Farm Crisis.