Brazil: Soy harvest reaches 17% of the area in Paraná, delay leaves corn 2nd crop planting at risk

Updated Mar 1, 2023
By Nayara Figueiredo SÃO PAULO (Reuters) - The 2022/23 soybean harvest reached 17% of the areas in Paraná, an increase of 10 percentage points in a week, but with a delay compared to previous years that leaves the planting of corn second crop in a period of greater climate risk in several regions, said the Department of Rural Economy (Deral). In the same period of the previous cycle, the state agency's survey was not carried out due to the Carnival holiday, however, in 2021 the oilseed harvest was at 23% at this time of year, data released this Tuesday showed. In 2020, according to Deral, the work was even more advanced, with 42% of the areas harvested, and in 2019 this percentage already exceeded 50%. “The soybean harvest evolved well in the last 15 days, however the weather did not help. The delay in harvesting soybeans should not result in major problems for the crop. However, this is causing a delay in the planting of second crop corn”, said Deral analyst Edmar Gervásio. He ...
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