Growing conditions have become increasingly stressful in southern South America the past 2-3 weeks with intense drying. The crop area affected by emerging drought includes Argentina’s eastern grain belt in Buenos Aires, Entre Rios and Santa Fe. La Nina is the suspected culprit. Uruguay and Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil also are very dry.
Argentina’s Buenos Aires province, the leading corn growing area, is very susceptible to drought with La Nina.
Last week, extreme heat dominated the key western corn area... subscribers continue to full story...