NEWS
Sun Blazes on Dry Argentine Crops
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Fri Jan 17, 2014 09:50 AM CST

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- Argentine soybean and corn crops are in need of rain as soil moisture reserves dwindle.

The good news is that weather charts do show showers for the next week.

Early planted soybeans and corn in many key-producing regions are suffering amid dry conditions and very high temperatures, which have caused moisture levels to fall to the limits of crop sustainability in the worst-hit areas, said the Rosario Cereals Exchange.

As a result, early beans are starting to show stress and will begin losing yield potential soon, while early corn has already had its potential cut ...

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