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Early rains spur planting as Brazil gears up for record soy crop

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A man works in a mountain of soybeans stocked in the city of Sorriso, Mato Grosso state on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. Farmers in Brazil's grain belt started planting after early showers set the scene for what is expected to be a bumper corn and record soy crop, officials at producer associations and cooperatives said on Thursday.


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