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Bulk carriers eye US record harvest

Following a tough winter the summer has been ideal for the US farmers. The latest estimates indicate a record harvest, and this is good news to dry bulk carriers, among others.

After a tough winter where the Americans learned to really complain about the weather, the summer has been ideal for the country's farmers. The latest estimates indicate a record harvest, and this comes as good news to dry bulk carriers, among others, in terms of exporting these crops out into the world.

According to the US Department of Agriculture 75 percent of the corn planted in the US was estimated to be in good or excellent condition by the latest tally last Friday. At the same time last year this figure was 68 percent, and a mere 40 percent in 2012.

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