07RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil expects its 2020-2021 grain harvest to beat the record set by the newly completed season by 4.2 percent, according to an initial forecast released by the state-owned National Supply Company (Conab).
qThe coming grain harvest is estimated to reach 268.7 million tons, or 11 million tons more than the previous harvest of 257.7 million tons.
Conab also projects a 1.3 percent expansion in cultivated area to 66.8 million hectares, an increase of 879,500 hectares.
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