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Mon Aug 5, 2013 05:29 PM CDT

SAO PAULO (Dow Jones) -- Brazil could consistently grow more soybeans than the U.S. as soon as 2015, the head of soy growers' association Aprosoja said Monday.

Brazil is expected to produce 85 million metric tons of soybeans in the 2013-14 growing season, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, compared with 93.1 million tons for the U.S. In the 2012-13 season, the U.S. produced 82.1 million tons, compared with 82 million for Brazil.

"We're near a balance point right now," said Carlos Favaro, president of Aprosoja, which represents growers in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. "And we have ...

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