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Crop Industry News: Brazil

13 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Difference Between Domestic, Foreign Sugar Prices Decreasing
BRAZIL - Last week, the foreign crystal sugar prices were more profitable than domestic for the seventh consecutive period....
26 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Sets Up Irrigation Working Group
BRAZIL - The Brazilian government has set up a working group to establish a structure for agricultural irrigation and land drainage across the country. ...
29 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Meat Production to Expand
BRAZIL - The latest long term outlook report released by Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, points to increased meat production over the next 10 years, according to Peter...
17 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil China Approves GM Brazilian Soybeans
BRAZIL - The Chinese government has approved three varieties of genetically modified (GM) soy from Brazil....
14 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Recovery of Grain Prices Enhanced
BRAZIL - Corn prices are up due to increased domestic demand and the appreciation of the dollar, which raises the export balance, influencing sellers to ask for higher prices....
Crop Industry News from Brazil Increase in Volume of Sugar Being Traded
BRAZIL - The resumption of milling cane sugar after the rains has increased the volume of sugar being traded....
05 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Report Finds Agribusiness Logistics to Create Complications
BRAZIL - 2013 is likely to be a very difficult year for agribusiness logistics in Brazil, according to a report from Rabobank....
04 June 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Agribusiness Logistics in Brazil – the Road to Ruin?
BRAZIL - 2013 is likely to be a very difficult year for agribusiness logistics in Brazil. Transport costs in the country have risen significantly due to three factors: new legislation impacting...
21 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Sugar Export Premium Decreases, Domestic Sales Pushed Up
BRAZIL - Since the official beginning of the 2013/14 sugarcane season in the Central-Southern region in Brazil in April, Cepea figures indicate that crystal sugar sales in the spot market offer...
20 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Moth Pesticide Approved For First Time in Brazil
BRAZIL – Pesticide guidelines are being issued by the Ministry of Agriculture to help Bahian farmers apply Enamectin Benzoate to safely treat Cotton Ballworm....
16 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Wheat Prices Remain Firm
BRAZIL - The low availability of wheat in the domestic market has resulted in values above those at the same time last year, according to researchers, Cepea....
15 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil First Quarter Agribusiness Exports Up
BRAZIL – Agribusiness exports increased six per cent year on year for the first quarter of 2013. ...
10 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Faces Looming Transport Fuel Shortfall
BRAZIL - A new report concludes that Brazil will be unable to meet its domestic light vehicle demand for fuel as soon as 2017 if recent trends continue....
09 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Asian Soybean Rust Increased 73 Per Cent in Brazil
BRAZIL - The number of outbreaks of Asian rust in soybean crops increased by 73 per cent in the last Brazilian harvest. ...
26 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Export Issues Threaten Market Ties
BRAZIL - Brazil is harvesting a record soybean crop, however exports are being delayed by severe port congestion. ...
04 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Sugar Subsidy to Be Renewed and Extended
BRAZIL – Subsidies for sugar cane production are to be raised to support north eastern growers who have suffered the worst drought in 40 years. ...
01 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Demand for Wheat Meal Remains Firm
BRAZIL - The prices of wheat meal have remained stable while demand has increased, giving a good opportunity to improve the mills marketing margin....
28 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Rains Hamper Rice Harvest
BRAZIL - Heavy rains last week have hampered rice harvest and transportation. ...
27 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Sugar Demand Outstripping Supply
BRAZIL - Crystal sugar trading is progressing well with bouyant prices, according to the Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics....
22 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil, Russia Agree Soybean Marketing Rules
BRAZIL - Brazil and Russia have signed an agreement that allows trade in products, mainly soybeans, between the two countries. ...
20 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Agribusiness Boom Confirmed into 2013
BRAZIL - Exports from agriculture reached $96.66 billion from February 2012 to January 2013 meaning growth of 1.1 per cent over the previous year....
13 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil to Buy Wheat from Russia
BRAZIL - Brazil and Russia should sign a phytossanitary agreement for the import of wheat into the Brazilian market. The liberation for the purchase of Russian wheat should contribute to the...
08 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Lifts Wheat Import Tax
BRAZIL - At a meeting held this on 5 February, the Foreign Trade Chamber (Camex), the Brazilian government’s policy-making organization for the sector, decided to lift the tax on wheat imports...
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Ethanol Sector Awaits Good News
BRAZIL - Brazil’s energy minister Edison Lobao has said the government could cut taxes on sugarcane derived ethanol to alleviate pressures on the sector....
24 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Monsanto Resolves Disputes on RR1 in Brazil, Introduces New Soybeans
BRAZIL - Monsanto Company and leading grower organizations in Brazil announced today that they have reached an agreement that will support the introduction of next-generation products like INTACTA...
18 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Grains Strengthen Brazilian Midwest Exports
BRAZIL - Soy and maize leveraged exports from Brazil's Midwest, the only region in the country whose foreign sales rose in 2012. Revenues stood at US$ 25.442 billion, up 22.29 per cent from 2011....
Crop Industry News from Brazil Six New Ethanol Facilities Set for Brazil
BRAZIL - Brazilian biofuels producer Vinema Biorefinarias do Sul (VBS) is planning to build the country’s first ethanol fuel mills that use grain as raw material....
15 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Soybeans: Estimated Yield Increases Following Rainfall
BRAZIL - The USDA forecasts Brazil soybean production for 2012/13 at 82.5 million tons, up 1.5 million, or two per cent, from last month and up 16.0 million, or 24 per cent, from last year’s...
Crop Industry News from Brazil Agribusiness Exports Hit All-time High in 2012
BRAZIL - Brazilian agribusiness exports amounted to US$ 95.81 billion last year, up 1 per cent from 2011, according to figures released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply. The...
06 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil: Now Second Largest Exporter of Corn
South America - Brazil has bumped Argentina out as the world's second largest exporter of corn, in a year in which Argentine harvests declined, according to a report by consultancy Informa Economics...
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