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Argentina Crop Outlook - 4
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Tue Feb 10, 2015 07:02 AM CST

ROSARIO, Argentina (DTN) -- A jump of around 20% in planted area led to a substantial increase in Argentina wheat production in 2014-15.

But government conservatism in offering export licenses means little is available for shipment.

"Wary after problems in the past, the government is being very tight with export licenses," said Sebastien Villena, representative of the CREA farm group in Pergamino, Buenos Aires province.

Argentina planted approximately 11 million acres of wheat in 2014-15, bucking the trend for declining area over the last decade.

Generally good crop development during the second half of last year prompted the Agriculture Ministry ...

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