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Argentina Crop Outlook - 4
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Tue Jun 18, 2013 08:15 AM CDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (DTN) -- When the Buenos Aires Cereals Exchange forecast that Argentine 2013-14 wheat area would rise by 8% back in April, many farmers and analysts were left scratching their heads.

Farmers had turned away from wheat in droves in recent years, scared off by government meddling in the domestic and export markets, and few saw any reason for growers to return when next season's planting begins in late May.

But the number of doubters has diminished since May 6 when President Cristina Fernandez pledged to rebate the 23% tariff currently charged on wheat exports next season as ...

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