DERAL: Soybean planting in Parana, Brazil 67% complete
Foreign media, November 2 news: Brazil’s Parana State Department of Rural Economy (DERAL) said that due to favorable weather conditions, soybean planting in Parana state in 2022/23 reached 67% of the expected planting area of 5.7 million hectares. It was 23% higher than a week ago and also higher than the same period in previous years.
DERAL did not provide planting progress for the same period last year, but soybean planting progress reached 61% at the end of October 2020 and 65% at the end of October 2019.
Edma Gervasio, an analyst at DERAL, said that the weather in Parana has been good in the past seven days, and farmers have planted more than 1.3 million hectares of soybeans.
The state’s soybeans were 95 percent good to good, up from 96 percent a week earlier.
In addition, the progress of the first season corn planting in Parana reached 91%, up from 82% a week ago. At present, the planting work is coming to an end, and the corn crop is generally good, with an excellent and good rate of 86%.
The wheat harvest in Parana is 72 percent complete, up 9 percent from a week ago. Wheat was 64 percent good to good, up slightly from 63 percent a week ago. The poor rate was 5%, down from 8% a week ago.
The USDA in October projected Argentina’s 2022/23 soybean production at 51 million tons.