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Argentina Crop Outlook - 3
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon Feb 9, 2015 07:49 AM CST

PERGAMINO, Argentina (DTN) -- Argentine farmers turned away from corn this season, cutting acreage by nearly a quarter amid low prices and uncertainty over how much the government will allow to be exported.

But the weather has been kind to farmers, and with early harvesting getting under way just as late planting is finishing, most expect a crop almost as large as last year.

"The early-planted popcorn crop looks exceptional. We are going to have a good crop after recent problems," said Michael Dover, who runs a 6,000-acre family farm in Pergamino, Buenos Aires province.

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