Brazil: Corn crop should grow 5.4% with the challenge of improving logistics and increasing grain processing within Mato Grosso do Sul

Updated Feb 27, 2023
With a harvest forecast of more than 11 million tons of safrinha corn, Mato Grosso do Sul will have the challenge of improving the logistics to transport production and raise the level of cereal processing within the State, promoting production chaining. In the State, the expectation is that the area destined to corn 2nd crop 2022/2023 will be 2.32 million hectares, 5.4% larger than the previous cycle. The estimated productivity is 80.33 bags per hectare, with a production of 11.2 million tons, according to data from the Siga/MS project. The projections for the 2022/2023 corn crop were presented at an event at the headquarters of the Famasul System, in Campo Grande. “For the first time, the main product exported by the State, in January, was cereal. We observed the expansion of poultry and pig farming, with direct incentives. We attracted the industry, one already installed in Dourados and another that will be inaugurated in Maracaju, and the forecast is that both will absorb 30% ...
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