NEWS
South American Weather Comments
Mike Palmerino Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Wed Jan 30, 2013 01:24 PM CST

After the wet start to the growing season in central Argentina and southern Brazil conditions have been trending drier during the month of January. We have seen in the past where a wet spring can lead to a drier summer in these areas and this summer appears to be going in that direction. The greatest threat will be to filling soybeans although corn could suffer as well in Argentina since it was planted late.

The outlook calls for the chance of scattered light to moderate showers with locally heavier in central Argentina on Friday and in southern Brazil over the weekend. ...

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