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Corn prices' effects muted.

WASHINGTON - Soaring corn prices are squeezing meat and milk producers, but consumers will not necessarily see higher prices at the grocery checkout, Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said Thursday. Costly corn has made it more expensive to feed cows, chickens and pigs. Demand for ethanol, a fuel made from corn, has pushed the price above $3 a bushel, the highest in more than a decade.

Corn prices' effects muted.
xcel, Dec 15, 2006
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