March 31, 2020

 

Brazil plants 99% of second corn crop, drought a concern

 


Brazil had planted 99% of the second-corn crop area in the centre-south region through last Thursday, with low rainfall a concern in the states of Mato Grosso do Sul, São Paulo and Paraná, agribusiness consultancy AgRuraltold Reuters.


For the 2019/2020 soybean crop, 76% had been collected through last Thursday, up from 66% last week and in line with last year's level for the period.