NEWS
Argentina Crop Outlook -- 4
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Wed May 9, 2012 06:33 AM CDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (DTN) -- There comes a point when perseverance becomes stupidity and Santiago del Solar believes he is nearing that stage with wheat.

The sharply dressed farm manager, who runs family concerns across 30,000 acres in Buenos Aires province, traditionally employs the cereal on a third of the land, but this year is toying with the idea of planting none at all.

"Why am I going to plant a crop that I don't know if I can sell?" he asked.

The difficulty in marketing wheat arises from the government's export policy, which exerts strict controls on how much ...

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