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Corn harvest in Brazil’s Mato Grosso goes faster as it mounts without storage

Pushed by days without much rain, the harvest works of the second corn crop advanced in Brazil to 16.2 percent of the total surface, according to consultancy AgRural. After an advance of 6.8 percentage points, there is still a delay of 20.5 percentage points compared to last year due to rains in several states. In Mato Grosso alone, the harvest reached 31.7 percent of the surface, while in Mato Grosso it did not advance to over 2.5 percent of the surface. Storage has been a growing problem in Mato Grosso with on farm mounting corn and capacity exceeded.

Corn harvest reaches 51% of surface in Argentina

A new report of the Buenos Aires Cereal Exchange reveals that the harvest has reached 51 percent of the planted surface in Argentina. The estimate of total production is still maintained at 39 million metric tons. The volume already harvested is 21.6 million metric tons. The yields have been higher than previously expected, but rains recently stopped the works in the Buenos Aires province. In one week, the works advanced just 2.4 percentage points.

Argentina: Good climate in the North allows advance of wheat planting

Data from the Buenos Aires Cereal Exchange reveals that there were some recent precipitations in the provinces of Buenos Aires, La Pampa, Córdoba, and Santa Fe, but mostly the weather has favored wheat planting during the current week with the majority of the works advancing in the most Northern parts of the country. In one week, planting progressed 11.8 percentage points to 64.8 percent of the surface of 13.5 million acres. The report also says that most of the already planted areas of the cereal have been under adequate conditions.

Weather favors corn harvest in Brazil, but delay persists in Paraná

The weekly report of Brazilian consultancy AgRural informs that the second corn crop harvest in the center-south of Brazil has advanced 4.5 percentage points to 9.3 percent of the total surface. There is still a delay of 12.4 percent compared to last year, but close to the average of the previous four years.

The major delay is in the state of Paraná, where less than one percent of the harvest finished and a forecast of rain in the last week of June that worries the farmers. In Mato Grosso, on the other hand, the harvest has gone at a faster pace reaching 21.3 percent of the planted area. In all other states, the works did not progress to more than six percent of the planted surface.

Soybean crop would conform estimates in Argentina

The Buenos Aires Cereal Exchange has issued a new report this Thursday (06.22). It says that the institution ratifies its estimate for Argentina’s soybean production in this season at 57.5 million metric tons. This happens as there are only 1.1 million acres to be harvested yet. The volume would be only below the record of last year (60.8 million metric tons), but yields would be the highest in history even with the reported floods and the highest losses in 17 years.

Wheat planting advances to 35% of surface in Argentina

The planting of the wheat surface in Argentina has reached 35 percent of the projected area, according to the country’s government. In one week, there was an advance of 17 percentage points and it is 13 percentage points ahead of the average of the last four years for the period. There is an estimate that Argentinian exports would reach 11.3 million metric tons in the season.

Rain drops forecast for the South of Buenos Aires province, Argentina

A high probability that rains might affect the south of the Buenos Aires province region in Argentina with a few interruptions with sun and thunders, marking instability with the cold front. That is what is being told by the Rosario Board of Trade this week.  The volume of raindrop would overcome 3/8 inches. For after Sunday, lower temperatures are forecast.

AgRural: Frost alert for Brazilian state of Paraná as second corn crop harvest starts

As the harvest is about to start in the southern state of Paraná in Brazil, there is a forecast of frost in the coming days, consultancy AgRural informed today (06.09). The surfaces in the western region of the state, the first to plant and harvest, are not ready yet for harvest. The frosts could potentially affect late planted areas in the state.

In the meantime, the harvest already advanced to 6.6 percent of the surface in the state of Mato Grosso, the largest producer of the cereal. There are problems reported with the quality of the grains leaving the state because of previous precipitations. In all other regions, the harvest has begun in just a few lots or even have not started yet.

Wheat planting delays in key producing region of Argentina

The Buenos Aires Cereal Exchange has reduced in 247,000 acres the planting estimate for wheat in Argentina. The reason is the delay of planting due to the excess of moisture in key producing regions of the country, like parts of Cordoba and the west of Buenos Aires. As of this Thursday (06.09), the planting reached 21.4 percent of the total surface calculated at 13.5 million acres. The total production increase compared to last year would be 7.8 percent.

By the harvest final stretch, record output projections are kept in Argentina

The harvest of soybeans has reached 90.6 percent of the surface this week in Argentina and the partial harvest has a volume collected of 52.8 million metric tons, according to the latest report of the Buenos Aires Cereal Exchange. The total output projection was maintained at 57.5 million metric tons. Now, the works are focused in the Southeast of the Buenos Aires province and in the Northern parts of the country.

For corn, a record crop of 39 million metric tons is expected by the Exchange. The harvest advanced in the week in 3.7 percentage points and 42 percent of the surface was harvested. The works are slow mostly due to the floods in several regions.