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South America Calling
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Fri Sep 4, 2015 10:56 AM CDT

After heavy deluges across the heart of Argentina's wheat belt in August, the rains have eased, allowing the crop to recover.

With the water tables declining in the southern heartlands, crops are looking better as they move through tillering, stated the Buenos Aires Cereals Exchange. In the north, where the rains were lighter, crops are in good condition as they enter the heading stages.

The exchange estimated that floods have caused the loss of 210,000 acres in the worst-affected areas, equivalent to 2.3% of the projected 9.1 million acres planted this year. That figure will likely increase as the crop ...

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