Agricultural freelance reporter based in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Editor of AgroSouth-news.com
In Argentina, the early planted crops are nearing the harvest season.
The problem seen by experts is that there are still nearly 12.8 million acres to be planted, and 40% of this surface corresponds to northern Argentina.
Other than just fuel, hydrous soybean-based ethanol can go into perfumes, cleaning materials, solvents, and paints.
After Trump's threats to the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico, a buyer of several other U.S. agricultural products, promised to seek aggressively other sources for agricultural products.
Vietnam and Iran are also increasing their purchases of U.S. soybeans, this year.
Geographically, the safflower is limited to be planted in dry areas like California, the same happens in Argentina.