NEWS
Wed Nov 7, 2012 12:56 PM CST

BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones) -- Too much rain over the past two months has delayed Argentina's corn planting and trimmed 1 million to 2 million metric tons from potential output, the president of corn grower association, Maizar, said Wednesday.

Early on, expectations had been for a record 28 million tons of 2012-13 corn production, but output is now likely to be 26 million to 27 million tons, Alberto Morelli said during a press conference.

That will still top Argentina's previous corn record of 24 million tons during the 2010-11 season and is up sharply from the 21 million tons harvested ...

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