DEKALB GENETICS INCREASES EARNINGS BY 100 PERCENTDekalb Genetics Corp.(NASDAQ:SEEDB) of Dekalb, Ill., attributedimproved first-quarter earnings to improved performance inArgentina, together with continued strong sales and margins ofswine breeding stock.

First quarter ended Nov. 30

(Figures in thousands except per-share data.)

1990 1989 Percent change

Revenues 36,900 31,800 +16Net income 1,000 500 +100Net income per share .17 .10 +70Outstanding shares 5,600 5,600 n.a.

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