Soybean harvest slows down in Mato Grosso

30.01.2017

The soybean harvest in Mato Grosso, Brazil’s major oilseed producing state, has slowed down this week and just advanced 4.7 percentage points, reached 16.25 percent of the total surface. Even though there was a slow down, the works are 8.06 percentage points ahead of the previous season. The total surface expected to be harvested in the state is 23.1 million acres. 

The region where the harvest tends to be slower is the northeastern part of Mato Grosso, where rains have been constant. The data is from the Mato Institute of Agricultural Economics (Imea).


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