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Soggy Brazilian Soy
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:38 AM CST

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- It's that time of year when South American weather problems take center stage in the soybean market.

Lately, the main focus has been on dry conditions in Argentina and southern Brazil, which are causing growing concern among farmers there. But there is also talk that excessive rains are hurting beans in Brazil's top-producing center-west region.

It has indeed rained a lot during January in Mato Grosso, the No. 1 soy state, Goias, the No. 4 state, and Mato Grosso do Sul, the No. 5 state.

This has hampered efforts to harvest early-planted beans.

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