Soybean harvest advances into last areas of Brazil

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The harvest of the new Brazilian soybean season is reaching the last areas of the country. The focus turns to the South Region, where work remains behind schedule but is already moving towards the final stretch.

According to a survey carried out by SAFRAS & Mercado, until May 13, 97.3% had been reaped from a total planted area of ​​40.78 mln hectares, equivalent to approximately 39.77 mln hectares. In the previous week, the percentage was 95.5%. In the same period of the previous year, the percentage was 98.3%. The five-year average for the period is 98.3%.

In Rio Grande do Sul, out of a total sown area of ​​6.3 mln hectares, 84% were reaped, or approximately 5.292 mln hectares. In the previous week, the percentage was 75%. In the same period last year, the percentage was 95%. The five-year average for the period is 97.5%.

In Paraná, out of a total area of ​​5.65 mln hectares sown, 100% were reaped. The week earlier, the percentage was 100%. In the same period last year, the percentage was 100%, while the five-year average for the period is 100%.

In São Paulo, out of a total sown area of ​​1.22 mln hectares, 100% were reaped. The week earlier, the percentage was 100%. In the same period as the previous one, the percentage was 100%, while the five-year average for the period is 100%.

In Bahia, out of a total sown area of ​​1.78 mln hectares, 100% were reaped. The week earlier, the percentage was 100%. In the same period last year, the percentage was 99%. The five-year average for the period is 99%.

Weather maps point to low moisture over the South Region in the period between May 13 and 19, which should allow good work progress in Rio Grande do Sul and the virtual completion of the harvest in Santa Catarina.

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