Soybean harvest exceeds half the area in Rio Grande do Sul

The 2020/21 soybean harvest in Rio Grande do Sul advanced significantly over the past week and reached 54% of areas, despite a strong delay in relation to previous years, said on Thursday Emater-RS, which sees the state grain crop consolidating "with excellent results."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the agency linked to the Rio Grande do Sul government, the oilseed harvest advanced 15 percentage points in the weekly variation. At the same moment of the 2019/20 harvest, the work now reached 81%, while the historical average of five years for the period is 73%.

Despite the delay in general, the agency highlighted that "smaller properties are now closing the activity." Erechim, Passo Fundo and Frederico Westphalen, according to Emater-RS, are the regions . . .

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