Excess rainfall in Brazil lowers quality of soybeans, could generate crop decrease

President of the national producers association said that the crop projection will be lowered. The latest expectation is between 129 million and 130 million tons.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The heavy rainfall in some of the main soybean producing regions in Brazil has lowered grain quality and is already leading to losses for the 2020/21 crop, although the country is still heading for a record harvest, according to industry insiders and experts.

The president of the Brazilian Association of Soybean Producers (APROSOJA Brasil), Bartolomeu Braz Pereira, stated that a downward review will be made to the association's latest projection, which stands between 129 million and 130 million tons for the oilseed.

"The rain problem is widespread ... it is serious and there are many . . .

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