Foreign media, March 16 news: Brazil’s Parana state’s soybean harvest was 68% complete as of March 14, 14% higher than the 54% a week earlier, according to data released by DERAL, the Ministry of Rural Economy in Brazil’s Parana state on Tuesday night. This is up from 58% in the same period last year.
DERAL reports improvement in soybean crop quality. 50% of soybeans are rated as good, up from 46% previously, but still well below the 81% a year ago.
The proportion of average ratings was 32%, compared with 30% a week ago; the proportion of poor ratings was 18%, compared with 24% a week ago.