Argentine soya area edges up
The Argentine soybean area is to rise by 2.2% to 16.5 million ha in the 2007/08 season, according to estimates from the Ministry of Agriculture, the Sagpya. The Ministry also expects overall crop planting to rise. -The climatic condition of the past few weeks of high temperatures and abundant rain will allow for a growing crop area," it says. The predictions come at the early stages of the planting season.