NEWS
Brazil Crop Outlook - 2
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Tue Oct 22, 2013 06:32 AM CDT

CASCAVEL, Brazil (DTN) -- Corn has been the big growth story in Brazilian agriculture over the last five years.

Farmers discovered that with a little investment in technology, they could make money out of planting a second crop of corn after summer soybeans.

This led to rapid expansion. In 2012, this growth grabbed the attention of a wider audience after a successful crop dovetailed with losses in the U.S. to yield handsome profits and to temporarily lift Brazil to the No. 1 spot in the world export market.

But a year on, the aura of success has faded.

Brazil produced ...

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