Brazil: São Paulo faces reduction in wheat planted area in 2024

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Published Mar 2, 2024

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The Wheat Sector Chamber of São Paulo anticipates a 20% reduction in wheat cultivation in 2024 due to decreased production and farmers allocating more space for other grains, particularly corn. This was revealed in a recent meeting where Nelson Montagna was elected as the new President of the São Paulo Wheat Sector Chamber.
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As a result of the reduction in the volume produced in the year and producers reserving a larger space for the cultivation of other grains, the territory of São Paulo will have a reduction in the area planted with wheat in 2024, according to information presented during a meeting of the Wheat Sector Chamber of São Paulo on February 29th, in Capão Bonito (SP). This was one of the topics discussed at the meeting, which brought together the wheat production chain to analyze projections for the year and discuss how the state can continue producing quality raw material for the São Paulo milling industry. “All cooperatives that presented their reports pointed to a reduction of at least 20% of their areas for the next harvest, which will probably be reflected in the final balance of production at the end of the year”, explains the new President of the Sector Chamber, Nelson Montagna. They indicated as the main factor for this the indecision of producers about which cereal to plant on ...
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