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Argentina names farm lobby chief as new agriculture minister

BUENOS AIRES, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Argentina will replace Agriculture Minister Ricardo Buryaile with Luis Miguel Etchevehere, currently the president of the Argentine Rural Society, a powerful industry group, Cabinet Chief Marcos Pena said on Tuesday.

Pena said at a news conference that Buryaile will next serve as Argentina's representative to the European Union. Argentina is the world's top exporter of soymeal and soyoil and a main corn exporter. (Reporting by Caroline Stauffer; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)