Brazil: Mato Grosso's corn harvest exceeds 20% of the area, says Imea

Published Jun 15, 2024

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Mato Grosso, Brazil's leading corn-producing state, has seen a significant increase in its corn harvest, with 21.73% of the cultivated area now harvested, an 11 percentage point rise from the previous week. This is higher than the average harvest rate of 15.77% for the same period over the past five years. The total harvested area has more than doubled from the previous year. Imea predicts the state's corn harvest for the 2023/24 season to be 45.8 million tons, down from 52.5 million tons from the previous record. The state has also begun its cotton harvest for the 2023/24 season.
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SÃO PAULO (Reuters) - Mato Grosso's corn harvest reached 21.73% of the cultivated area in Brazil's main producing state, with a weekly increase of 11 percentage points, according to a survey published this Friday by the Instituto Mato-grossense de Agricultural Economics (Imea). The harvest rate in the State remains ahead of the five-year historical average for the period of 15.77%. The total area harvested is more than double that recorded at this time last year (8.35%), according to figures from Imea. The State, which accounts for most of the corn exported by Brazil, registered early sowing in the 2023/24 season. Brazilian exports tend to gain strength in the second half of the year, as the harvest progresses. Imea estimates the State's 2023/24 corn harvest ...
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