Rice sowing reaches 82% of the projected area in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Published Dec 5, 2023
Data from the Rio Grandense Rice Institute shows that rice sowing in Rio Grande do Sul is 82.41% complete, with good stand uniformity and potential in most regions. However, some areas have experienced delays and flooding, leading to a estimated loss of 20% in crop potential. The weather forecast predicts continued rain and cloudy skies, with the possibility of heavy showers and instability in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
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In the Campanha region, the sowing of rice crops in the municipality of Bagé was completed and, in general, they present good stand uniformity. In Dom Pedrito, the crop has good potential and 60% of the crops already have irrigation management, according to a survey by Emater/Ascar-RS. In Uruguaiana and Barra do Quaraí, planting approaches 90% of the estimated total area. In Maçambará, 90% of the planned area was reached, and the crops have good potential, without major problems related to flooding, since the municipality is not bathed by major water courses. In Manoel Viana, seeding reaches 88%. However, due to the establishment of a large part of the crops outside the ideal window and the damage to flooded areas, a loss of 20% in the crop's productive potential is estimated. In São Borja, planting is later and reaches 60% of the planned area. In many areas, the sowing operation was carried out, even in soil with excess moisture, which could cause stand problems. In São Gabriel, ...