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Brazil Farmers Eye Second Soy Crop
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Thu Dec 19, 2013 03:04 PM CST

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- They have been talking about doing it for a while, but this year it looks like some farmers in Brazil's Mato Grosso will actually plant a second crop of soybeans directly after the first.

One million acres or more of soybeans could be planted in January and February, which is equivalent to about 5% of Brazil's leading farm state's summer crop, specialists forecast.

"There are a lot of people serious about planting second-crop soybeans this year. Last year they thought about it, this year there will be a crop," said Laercio Lenz, president of the ...

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