Argentina Crop Outlook - 2
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Tue May 7, 2013 06:31 AM CDT

VENADO TUERTO, Argentina (DTN) -- Early harvesting in southern Santa Fe province is yielding some of the best soybean yields in history, according to one agronomist.

"We were surprised at how good the crops have been so far, despite a January dry spell," said Santiago Delmo Gallo, the southern Santa Fe coordinator for the CREA farm group, as he talked about one of Argentina's top soy regions.

But the outlook is not so rosy on the extremes of Argentina's grain belt. Dry weather in the northern reaches has sharply reduced yields, while heavy rains in the last quarter of 2012 ...

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