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SAO PAULO, April 14 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-run lender Caixa Economica Federal has made 2.1 billion reais ($681 million) in credit available to farmers in the second half of the year, the bank said in a filing Tuesday.
The announcement came after farmers complained about a lack of available credit to buy fertilizers and pesticides for next year's crops.
$1 = 3.08 reais Reporting by Gustavo Bonato; Editing by Jonathan Oatis