NEWS
Argentina Crop Outlook - 2
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Thu Feb 20, 2014 06:46 AM CST

VENADO TUERTO, Argentina (DTN) -- Argentina's corn suffered during a hot, dry spell in December, but the crop has fared better since.

The No. 3 exporter in the world has its protracted harvest only a couple of weeks away. The overall average yields are expected to be the same or a little higher than last year with production falling due to a decline in planted area.

Corn production will reach 23.5 million metric tons in 2013-14, down 13% on the year, on a 9% decline in area to 8.8 million acres, according to the Buenos Aires Cereals Exchange.

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