Brazil: Grain production in São Paulo will reduce by 7.5%

Updated Nov 20, 2023
According to the results of the 2nd Survey of the 2023/2024 grain harvest, released last week by the National Supply Company (Conab), the state of São Paulo should produce a total of 10.6 million tons of grains, around 7.5% less than in the 2022/2023 harvest, when São Paulo production reached 11.4 million tons. The reduction is mainly due to corn and soybean crops, which were expected to fall this harvest. Corn In the case of corn, the forecast production of 4.08 million tons is 13.4% lower than the last harvest, when it reached 4.71 million tons. According to the Conab bulletin, 1st Harvest corn grown in São Paulo has been losing space to soybeans, and producers who are still dedicated to planting the cereal allocate part of their areas to seed production. The planted area remains stable and the productivity estimate is 6,880 kg/ha. Soy For soybeans, the prospect is to reach 4.7 million tons, a decrease of 4.2% compared to the previous cycle (4.9 million tons). The total ...
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