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Crop Industry News: Brazil

03 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's 2012/13 Soybean Crop Estimated at Record 83 Million Tons
BRAZIL - Brazil’s 2012/13 soybean production estimate has risen by one million metric tons (mmt) to a record 83 mmt....
18 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Value of Soybean Production May Reach $104.3 Billion in 2013
BRAZIL - After soybeans reached a record high in the value of crop production of $68.6 billion between January and November 2012, the expectation for next year is that this result will reach...
06 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Government and Producers Discuss Corn Trade
BRAZIL - To monitor and evaluate the dynamics of marketing the current crop of corn and the outlook of 2012/13, the Secretaries of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) will...
16 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Grain Production Should Rise 20 Per Cent Next Harvest
BRAZIL - After a period of losses due to drought, the forecast for the grain harvest 2012/13 to the south and east of the country is to increase production up to 20.6 per cent and 19.8 per cent...
Crop Industry News from Brazil Value of Crop Output to Reach $297.9 Billion in 2013
BRAZIL - Expectations have been realised with the Gross Value of production for major crops being announced $233.8 billion. Adjusted for inflation, the increase is 3 per cent higher than the...
15 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Government Announces Funding for Crop Irrigation Project
BRAZIL - An irrigation programme, coordinated by the Ministry of National Integration, announced by President Dilma Rousseff, will allocate $10 billion of funds for investment in infrastructure....
14 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Foods Sees Third Quarter Growth of 14.4 per cent
BRAZIL - Net revenues in the third quarter of Brazil Foods totalled R $ 7.2 billion, representing growth of 14.3 per cent over the same period last year. This has been done whilst complying with...
13 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Agri-business Exports Hit Record High in October
BRAZIL - Between January and October 2012 the Brazilian agribusiness exports totaled US$80.88 billion, representing an increase of 1.8 per cent over the same period last year....
07 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil and Argentina - Too Wet or Too Dry?
ANALYSIS - With all eyes on South America, the world is waiting to see if Brazil and Argentina can grow a bumper crop that will make up for the global grain shortfall, writes Sarah Mikesell,...
26 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Sales of Soybean Meal Beyond October Last Year
BRAZIL - With a week to the close of the month of the trade balance, export values of soy products reached $568.7 million....
25 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil All Lots Hired in Corn Auction
BRAZIL - The auction for the removal of more than 89,000 tonnes of maize grain, sponsored by the National Supply Company (Conab) last Friday, 19 October, had hired all lots offered....
18 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil $20 Billion Brazil Cotton Project
BRAZIL - Brazil and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have signed a new South-South cooperation agreement worth $20 million that aims to channel Brazilian expertise in cotton production...
15 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil to Become Main Soy Exporter
BRAZIL - Brazil should become the leader in foreign sales of soybeans in the 2012/2013 crop, exceeding the United States, according to a technical study by Expedição Safra....
11 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Planting Intentions Report Says Soybean Production Up
BRAZIL - Brazil's grain yield for the 2012/13 crop is expected to be 182.27 million tonnes, 10 per cent higher than 2011/12, according to the first survey of planting intentions presented on...
02 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Value Sales of Brazil Soy Meal Increase 18 Per Cent
BRAZIL - Despite a drop in shipments of soybean meal throughout September, the value of sales grew by 18 per cent, compared to the same period last year....
20 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Exports of Meat and Soy Increase in September
BRAZIL - The average daily Brazilian agricultural exports in September rose by 0.9 per cent, from $ 1.109 billion by the second week of the month in 2011 to $1.118 billion this year. ...
17 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Cotton Exports Increase 146 Per Cent
BRAZIL - Cotton exports in 2012 were 483 000 tonnes, representing an increase of 146 per cent over the same period last year (196,000 tons), according to the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture....
14 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Minister Mendes Ribeiro to Open 2012/2013 Soybean Plantings
BRAZIL - The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Mendes Ribeiro Filho, is participating in the Official Launch of Crop Planting Soybeans 2012/2013, on the 24 September, at 15h...
13 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Crop Value Reaches Record High of $227.7 Billion
BRAZIL - The total value of Brazilian crop production is estimated at US$222.7 billion, exceeding previous records, and the largest value recorded since 1997....
12 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Agribusiness Exports Grow 1.8 per cent
BRAZIL - Brazilian agribusiness exports generated $62.5 billion from January to August, growth of 1.8 per cent over the same period in 2011, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock...
11 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Second Corn Crop Will Help Ensure Domestic Supply
BRAZIL - The corn harvest confirmed the expected performance and growth should be 73 per cent or the equivalent of 16.4 million tonnes over the previous crop. ...
10 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Cotton Exports Remain Strong
BRAZIL - USDA Foreign Agricultural Services (FAS) forecasts 2012/13 export at 4.1 million bales, down 15 per cent from the 2011/12 record of 4.8 million bales. Brazil’s exports of cotton have...
27 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Farmers Benefit for Global Grain Slump
BRAZIL - The world needs two bumper crops and according to specialists, only in this way will the prices of agricultural commodities decline, driving away the risk of food insecurity....
07 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Strong Forecast for Brazil Maize
BRAZIL - Maize farmers are having one of their best moments this year. Brazil’s crop should reach a record 69.4 million tonnes, according to forecasts by the National Food Supply Company (Conab)....
11 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Rains Impact Sugar Production
BRAZIL - Excessive rains in Brazil's peak sugarcane crush season has slowed both sugar and ethanol production. The majority of sugar production is expected to be pushed into the second half of...
15 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Meat Production to Grow by 43.2 per cent
BRAZIL - A study conducted by the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture and Embrapa indicates that the country will increase meat production by 10.9 million tonnes over the next 10 years. ...
13 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Record High for Brazilian Agri Exports
BRAZIL - Brazilian agribusiness exports reached the record figure of US$10.26 billion in May beating the previous highest amount in August 2011 of $9.84 billion. ...
28 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Feed Production Forecast Up 2.8 Per Cent in 2012
BRAZIL - Brazilian feed production is projected to grow 2.8 per cent in 2012 compared to the previous year, with production of 66.2 million MT of feed and 2.58 million MT of mineral supplements,...
15 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Sugarcane Future Looks Uncertain
BRAZIL - As sugar prices are on track for a 20-month low, questions are being raised over Brazil's future as a major leader in the sugar and ethanol industries....
14 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Soybeans: 2011/12 Harvest Nearly Complete
BRAZIL - Brazil’s 2011/12 soybean production is estimated at 65.0 million tons, down 1.0 million tons from last month and down 10.5 million or 14 per cent from last year. Area is estimated...
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