Brazil’s soybean harvest reaches over 50% of surface

14.03.2017

Curitiba consultancy AgRural released a new report last Friday (03.10) revealing that the Brazilian soybean harvest reached 56 percent of the planted surface. During one week, the works have progressed nine percentage points. By the same week of last year, the works had advanced to 52 percent of the planted area then.

The most advanced state is Mato Grosso do Sul with 92 percent of the crop harvested, followed by Mato Grosso (88 percent) and Parana (59 percent), where there works are late comparing to last year. Farther to the south, in Rio Grande do Sul, the harvest has just started with one percent of the surface. The projection for production remains unchanged at 107 million metric tons.


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