SAN VICENTE, MISIONES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 2012: Agustin Maidana (L), 5, suffers from hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy. His mother Celeste and father Victor work in tobacco production, and this year they have sown the fields again since, as they affirm that they "have no other choice to earn their livingù".They use agrochemical products for the cultivation of their fields, following the guidelines set out by the cooperatives of large local producers, who require the use of such agrochemicals as a condition to the purchase of their crop. Among the agrochemicals required are glyphosate and 2.4 D, a product found in Agent Orange. The financial costs of these products always fall on small producers, who only retain 40% of the value of the crop, which is unilaterally fixed by the cooperatives of large producers.
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