Summer corn planting is more than halfway in Brazil, but delays remain long

Maize (Corn)
Herbs, Spices & Seasonings
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 29, 2023

Tridge summary

The planting of corn crops for the 2023/24 summer harvest in Brazil is slightly behind schedule, with only 55% of the total forecast planted so far compared to 68.6% at the same time last year. The most advanced states in planting activities are Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, while states like Bahia, Goiás, Minas Gerais, and São Paulo are experiencing delays. Of the crops already sown, 11.3% are in the emergency phase, 67.7% in the vegetative development stage, 16.3% in flowering, and 4.7% in grain filling.
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Original content

The National Supply Company (Conab) released its weekly monitoring of Brazilian crops and updated the development stage of corn crops for the 2023/24 summer harvest in Brazil. The planting of the first 23/24 harvest is advancing across Brazil, moving from 49% last week to 55% of the total forecast, which is behind the 68.6% in the same period last harvest. The most advanced states in activities are Paraná (98%), Santa Catarina (96%), Rio Grande do Sul (80%), São Paulo (60%), Minas Gerais (59.7%), Bahia (35%) , Goiás (10%), Maranhão (2%) and Piauí (1%). Looking at these state data, planting delays also stand out, since at the same time in 2022, sowing was already at 55% in ...
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