Sunflower Markets Advance

PANAMA - Mar 5/17 - SNS -- Birdseed ingredient markets finished the week's trading on a mixed note, with sunflower markets advancing while millet and canaryseed were listless.

Grower bids for both oil type and confection sunflower increased on the week, helped by expectations that the United States could increase corn ethanol use year-round and take steps to curb biodiesel imports from Argentina.

The boost given to soybeans spilled over in sunflower markets, with old crop markets