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Argentina Crop Outlook - 2
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Tue Feb 9, 2016 08:19 AM CST

PERGAMINO, Argentina (DTN) -- Driving around Michael Dover's 5,000-acre farm in Pergamino, northern Buenos Aires, the early corn looks pretty healthy.

But wait until you get into a field, and you'll start to see the problems, according to Dover.

When one gets in among the corn plants, it is obvious what he is talking about with poor tasseling and grain-filling problems reasonably prevalent.

The culprit: a dry spell that has hit a triangle in northern Buenos Aires, southern Santa Fe and Entre Rios, which has the highest-yielding corn fields in South America.

The six-week dry stretch has analysts at the ...

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