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Montevideo, March 26th 2019 - 19:17 UTC

Tag: wheat crop

  • Thursday, March 14th 2019 - 09:48 UTC

    Argentina forecasted to increase the wheat area planted for the 2019/20 season

    The area could reach up to 6.9 million hectares, which would be the fourth consecutive increase and a rise from 6.3 million hectares in the 2018/19 season

    Argentina's wheat planting area will rise again in 2019/20, industry experts anticipated, which could mean another bumper harvest after a record wheat crop last season. The area could reach up to 6.9 million hectares, analysts and farmers said, which would be the fourth consecutive increase and a rise from 6.3 million hectares in the 2018/19 season when the country produced a record 19.5 million tons of wheat.