BUZZ-Agriculture names lower in wake of USDA report
** Agriculture-related companies such as Monsanto and Deere moved lower on Thursday after USDA acreage report that showed intended corn plantings by farmers was well above forecasts
** Monsanto dropped to a session low, down 2.9 pct; Deere off 3 pct to its lowest since Feb. 24 and back below its 10-day moving average
** Mosaic was down 2.3 pct and U.S.-listed Agrium shares off 1.3 pct
** S&P 1500 fertilizers & agricultural chemicals index dropped 2.7 pct and was on track for its biggest drop since March 2
** S&P 1500 agricultural & farm machinery index was off 2.9 percent, poised for its worst daily performance since Feb. 19
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