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Despite caution with the climate, soybean planting reaches 1.9% in Brazil and is equal to 2018/19

Updated Sep 25, 2023
The planting of the 2023/24 soybean harvest reached 1.9% of the estimated area for Brazil on Thursday (21), compared to 0.2% a week earlier and 1.5% in the same period last year, according to with a survey by AgRural. As had already happened the previous week, Paraná remained in the lead, followed at a distance by Mato Grosso. Other states such as Rondônia, Pará, São Paulo and Mato Grosso do Sul also already had machines in the field. With humidity inherited from the rains of the second week of September, Paraná set a faster pace for sowing. Faced with the heat wave and the reduction in precipitation, however, people from Paraná slowed down a little as the week progressed, joining producers from other states in waiting for better weather conditions.
In any case, the 1.9% sown until Thursday (21) in Brazil is equal to the index calculated in the same week of the 2018/19 harvest - the earliest planting season in AgRural's historical series, which began in 2005/ 06. Summer corn The sowing of summer corn, in turn, reached 25% of the estimated area for the Center-South of Brazil on Thursday (21), compared to 21% in the previous week and 28% in the same period last year, according to data from AgRural. The work remains concentrated in ...
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