Argentina Crop Outlook - 1
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon Feb 11, 2013 02:42 PM CST

9 DE JULIO, Buenos Aires (DTN) -- Argentine soybean farmers have experienced a season of extremes in 2012-13.

Many got their year's worth of rain in the first three months of the season after they planted their spring crop in October, causing widespread flooding and rendering numerous fields impossible to plant.

Then the tap was abruptly switched off at Christmas and barely a drop has fallen on the world's No. 3 soybean crop since then.

Now soybean crops from Entre Rios to Buenos Aires are in increasingly urgent need of rain.

"If you were to tell me in November that ...

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