Brazil to Register Record Grain Production Year Despite Drought

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil should register a record crop harvest in 2015, according to the IBGE (Brazilian Statistics Bureau), despite the severe drought faced by the Southeastern region of the country this year. The first estimate released on Tuesday by the IBGE for 2015 calls for a harvest of 198.3 million tons, 2.5 percent greater than the 2014 harvest which is also setting a record for agricultural grain production.

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