Corn Planting Growing Faster Than Soybeans in Argentina, Brazil

Posted on August 23, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Argentina, Brazil, Business

Corn plantings in Argentina and Brazil will grow faster than the dominant soybeans crop in the 2011-12 marketing year, Hamburg-based researcher Oil World said. Corn planting in Argentina will rise 13 percent to a record 4.9 million hectares (12.1 million acres), and the soybean area will climb 2.2 percent, Oil World said in a report today. Corn planting in Brazil will rise 4.5 percent to 14.3 million hectares, against 2.2 percent growth in soybeans, it said. Read Article

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