NEWS
Argentine Crop Outlook - 2
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Fri May 16, 2014 06:59 AM CDT

NUEVE DE JULIO (DTN) -- The weather at Federico Barzi's farm at the center of Argentina's grain belt might have looked gloomy recently, but his corn looks good, especially the second crop planted from December.

"The first-crop corn didn't like the dry weather we had, but the second crop is excellent," said Barzi from his 2,000-acre farm in Nueve de Julio, northern Buenos Aires province.

It's a story repeated by farmers across the key corn states of Buenos Aires, Santa Fe and Cordoba after hot, dry weather scorched crops in December and early January.

As a result, Argentina looks on ...

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