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Brazil: Wheat harvest in Rio Grande do Sul approaches its end

Wheat
Brazil
Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Market & Price Trends
Published Dec 1, 2023

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The wheat harvest in Rio Grande do Sul is almost complete, with 98% of the planted area already harvested. However, the grain quality is below the ideal standard, especially for crops sown during the second half of the planting period. The productivity of wheat has decreased by 28.38% compared to the initial projection. Harvesting for other winter grains such as white oats, barley, and canola has already ended.
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The dry weather of recent days has boosted progress in the wheat harvest in Rio Grande do Sul, which is about to be completed, reaching 98% of the planted area in the state. According to the Economic Information from Emater/RS-Ascar, linked to the State Secretariat for Rural Development (SDR) and released this Thursday (30/11), the areas that still remain for harvesting are located mainly in the South and Northeast of Rio Grande do Sul, due to the practice of later sowing in these regions. On the other hand, harvesting operations have already been completed in the West and Northwest regions of the state. However, grain quality remains below the ideal standard, especially in crops sown during the second half of the planting period, as indicated in the agricultural zoning. The area allocated to wheat reached a total of 1,516,236 hectares, but the estimated productivity ...
Source: Agrolink
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