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Argentina rains to bring more relief to soy and corn crops

Maize (Corn)
Published Mar 1, 2024

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Argentina's agricultural regions are set to benefit from expected heavy rains, providing much-needed moisture to the fully planted soybean and corn crops for the 2023/24 cycle, as reported by the Buenos Aires grain exchange. This comes after a heat wave that damaged crops, but adequate precipitation levels have been experienced since the start of the month. Harvesting is due to start in April, with the soybean harvest projected to be 52.5 million metric tons and the corn crop 56.5 million tons. Argentina is a major global exporter of soy meal and the third largest supplier of corn.
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Copious rains in the coming days will continue to provide moisture to most of Argentina’s agricultural regions, favoring soybean and corn crops planted in the 2023/24 cycle, the Buenos Aires grain exchange (BdeC) said on Wednesday. Argentina is one of the world’s largest exporters of soy meal and the world’s third largest supplier of corn. In the coming days, most of South America’s southern cone will observe moderate to abundant rainfall, the exchange said in its weekly crop report, although Argentina’s agricultural southwest will like received less than 10 millimeters (0.4 inches) of rain. The rainfall will likely add to the adequate precipitation levels that have been falling in Argentina since the beginning of the month, following a heat wave that damaged crops. Both the soy and corn ...
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