- Taiwan's MIPA seeks 65,000 tons of corn to be sourced from US, Brazil, Argentina or South Africa

- Apr 24 - USDA announced export sales of 121,400 tons of US corn to unknown destinations for 2014/15 delivery

- Corn under pressure as favorable weather forecasts expected to allow US farmers to rapidly advance planting

- Fears that a bird flu outbreak in the United States would cut demand for livestock feed weighed on corn and soybeans

- Buenos Aires Grain Exchange says the Argentine corn harvest is 26% complete and expected to be 23 MMT

- Argentine Ag Min estimated Argentina's 2014/15 corn crop at 30.0 MMT, unchanged from previous estimate

- FranceAgriMer said 57% of France's expected area under corn was sown as of Apr 20 vs. 27% a week ago and vs. 57% a year ago

- Ukraine's Ag Min said farmers planted 1.068 MH of corn through April 27, or 24% of the planned area vs. 2.074 MH a year ago

- FranceAgriMer said 90% of France's barley crops were in good to excellent condition as of Apr 20 vs. 91% a week ago and vs. 73% a year ago

- Ukraine's Ag Min said farmers planted 1.6 MH of spring barley through April 27, or 90% of the planned area vs. 1.9 MH a year ago