Paraguay: Limited static capacity and lack of incentives prevent the consolidation of harvest corn

Maize (Corn)
Market & Price Trends
Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 24, 2024

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Milton Abich, in a recent discussion, highlighted the potential for boosting harvest corn production, but noted the challenges due to marketing conditions. He stressed the need for a well-established marketing circuit, given the storage strain due to the overlap of corn and soybean harvests. Abich also emphasized the importance of a market that offers good prices to motivate producers. However, he pointed out the difficulties posed by low demand and the supply of zafriña corn in the country. He also warned about the significant risk to the crop due to the potential lack of rain in November and December, a crucial period for harvest corn due to its high water requirements.
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During the Sunday agroclassic, Milton Abich spoke about the possibility of strengthening harvest corn production, considering the progress it has been showing in recent years, but he pointed out that it is complicated due to marketing conditions. He said that an established marketing circuit would be necessary, since normally at the end of the corn harvest the harvest of the harvest soybeans begins. “The silos do not have a static capacity to withstand that and they have to be shipped immediately to store harvest corn and soybeans quickly,” he added. To improve the situation, he explained that it is important for the producer to have an incentive such as a market that sets a good price, "but since in our country the demand is very low and with the zafriña corn we are supplying, I see it as quite complicated," highlighted the ...
Source: Productivacm
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