Rains Arrive in Argentina
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:28 AM CST

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- Rains fell across Cordoba, one of Argentina's key soybean and corn-producing provinces, over the weekend. Precipitation is expected to spread across the heart of the grain belt over the next couple of days, ending a hot, dry spell of nearly two weeks that was beginning to stress plants.

Ample showers fell on some parts of Cordoba Saturday and Sunday. Bengolea in the south of the province got 3 1/2 inches, but many other areas enjoyed only lighter rains, further east in San Francisco just three-fourths of an inch fell.

But showers are forecast to spread ...

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