Planting of soybean improves in Brazil


The planting of the new Brazilian soybean crop had a week of good evolution in most of the country’s growing states. After a week of better moisture, growers advanced the work in Brazilian fields, and virtually all states already started planting.

Despite the improvement, there are still some concerns about the possibility of replanting in some areas of the central strip of the country, such as Goiás and Minas Gerais.

According to research conducted by SAFRAS & Mercado, until October 25, Brazilian growers sowed 30.7% of the total area expected for the country. The index is equal to approximately 11.36 million hectares sown, out of a total of 36.942 million hectares estimated for planting in the country. In the previous week, the index reached 19.5%. In year-ago comparative period, the index reached 44.4%, while the five-year average for the period is 28.7%.