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Beans Worry About Seeding Delays

PANAMA - May 6/22 - SNS -- International dry edible bean markets are becoming moderately worried about the pace of seeding this year's crops in the United States as cool and damp conditions have slowed progress for all crops.

This was reflected in the dry edible bean price index for the United States, which inched up 0.2 points on the week to close at 119.3 points.

By contrast, the global pulse price index declined 1.2 points on the week to close at 120.0 while the Canadian index slipped 0.5 points to finish at 126.3.

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