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Weakness Noted In Mustard

PANAMA - May 17/24 - SNS -- Mustard seed markets finished the week's trading on an easier note as market attention shifts to new crop.

Seeding, however, is advancing at a slower than normal pace. Saskatchewan reports only 24% of ths year's intended area was in the ground as of May 13.

Progress is down from 35% at this time last year and the well below the recent five year average of 60% complete by the middle of May.

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