South America Calling
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Thu Sep 18, 2014 01:22 PM CDT

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- Rains have been ample across many parts of the Argentine grain belt over the last few weeks, allowing farmers to start planting corn in central and southern Santa Fe province, according to the Rosaria Cereals Exchange.

The precipitation has caused flooding in some areas but has created perfect conditions for corn planting in many other parts of Buenos Aires and Santa Fe provinces.

Don't expect planting percentages to explode over the next few weeks though. That's because Argentine farmers are planting more and more of their crop late, in November and December, so that the ...

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