Harvest of soybean advances to final stretch in Brazil


    The harvest of Brazil’s new soybean crop had another week of reasonable evolution in most of the country’s growing states, remaining above the national average.

    According to a survey conducted by SAFRAS & Mercado until April 9, 87.6% of a total sown area of ​​37.11 million tons were reaped, equivalent to approximately 32.52 million hectares. In the previous week, the index was 82.2%. In the same period last year, 89.1% of the area had already been reaped, while the five-year average for the period is 85.3%.