Argentina Crop Outlook - 2
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Fri Jan 27, 2012 06:22 AM CST

ROSARIO, Argentina (DTN) -- Argentine soybeans suffered during a bone-dry December but, unlike the corn crop, it's not too late to recover.

More rainfall like the smattering that doused the pampas at the start of this week will result in a decent crop, farmers and analysts say.

"The fate of the soybean crop will really be decided between Jan. 15 and Feb. 15," said Ricardo Baccarin, a commodities analyst at the Panagricola consulting firm in Buenos Aires.

That's not to say the dry weather has had no impact. Two months of sparse rains have left first crop soybean plants stunted ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
Argentina Crop Outlook - 3
Rains Arrive Over Argentine Corn, Soy C
Argentine Corn Acres Drop
Soy Exports Drive Argentina
Argentines Back Biotech
Argentina Crop Outlook - 4
Argentina Crop Outlook - 3
Argentina Crop Outlook - 1