Weather Extremes in South America Causing Trouble

September 19, 2012

Flooding in Argentina and persistent drought in South Brazil are both detrimental for spring planting. 

Farmland in Argentina is soaking wet in the wake of heavy August-September rainfall.    Rainfall has been from 3 to 6 times the normal value in the past 6 weeks.  A satellite view reveals widespread flooding in the Argentina farm belt, especially in Buenos Aires the top winter wheat province, also very important for corn... subscribers continue to full story...

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