Drought forced Argentina to reduce wheat planting area and yield expectations
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On the other hand, the national corn harvest progress has reached 85%of the planting area. The expected output of Chaco and Santiago del Estero provinces has increased. At the same time, the sown area of commercial corn nationwide has been increased to 7.42 million hectares, making the total sown area of corn reach a record 8.65 million hectares, an increase of 17%year-on-year. The Rosario Grain Exchange predicts that the total yield of Arabian corn will reach 51 million tons in 2022/23. Affected by the drought, the current average yield is only 6830 kg/ha, far lower than the level of 8190 kg/HA in 2021/22.