Soybean harvest in Mato Grosso speeds up!

06.02.2017

Farmers from the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso have achieved to speed up the soybean harvest and advanced 14.38 percentage points from the previous week, according to the Mato Grosso Institute of Agricultural Economics (Imea). The harvest progress is also a lot faster than comparing to the pace of the previous, when about 14 percent of the crop was harvested. Right now, nearly 30 percent of the planted surface was harvested. The most advanced region is the Center-North with 44.78 percent harvested, followed by the West (40.09 percent) and Nortwest (25.60 percent).

In the meantime, the corn harvest in the state has reached 26.69 percent of the planted area, which 15.7 percentage points ahead of the same period of the previous season. The advance for the current week was just 15.7 percentage points.



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