AgRural: While soybean planting reaches 95% of surface in Brazil, production is revised up

12.12.2016

Consultancy AgRural released a report today that says that the soybean planting in Brazil has reached 95 percent of the estimated surface. A week ago, planting was at 90 percent and last year in this same period was at 93 percent. Precipitations in several parts of the country have helped producers to advance with the works quickly.

The consultacy also revised up the estimates for production to 101.8 million metric tons. The previous projection was at 100.4 million metric tons. In the Center-western and Northeastern parts of the country, the weather has improved, creating a perspective of better yields.


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