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Crop Industry News: Brazil

07 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Soybean, Corn Feed Prices Headed Higher
ANALYSIS - Informa Economics FNP said severe weather and crop failures in south Brazil and increased consumption demand are driving up corn and soybean meal costs, putting pig and poultry farmers...
13 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Grain Crop Planted Area to Increase
BRAZIL - The area planted for grain crops in Brazil is estimated at 52.29 million hectares and is 4.8 per cent higher than the cultivated crop in 2010/11, 49.89 ha, according to a survey by Conab...
12 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Sugarcane Crop to Increase 5.4 Per Cent
BRAZIL - The 2012-2013 sugarcane crop in Brazil is expected to increase by 5.4 per cent, to reach 602.18 million tonnes, according to a survey conducted by the National Supply Company (Conab)....
11 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's 2012-13 Cotton Production Forecast at 8.3 Million Bales
BRAZIL - Post forecasts 2012/13 cotton area will decrease to 1.250 million hectares, or a reduction of 10 per cent compared to 2011/12, and produce 8.3 million bales based on a yield trend...
03 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Significant Increase in Corn Production, Rice & Wheat Recovery
BRAZIL - 2012/13 corn production is forecast at a record 68 million metric tons (mmt), with exports placed at 12.5mmt. Wheat and rough rice production are forecast to recover planted area lost...
29 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil’s Rice Exports Are Projected To Decline Sharply in 2012
BRAZIL - The global calendar year 2012 trade forecast was lowered 0.1 million tons (milled basis) from last month’s forecast to 32.7 million tons, almost 7 per cent below the 2011 record of...
16 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Nutreco Increases Shareholding in Brazilian JV
BRAZIL - Nutreco announced this week that it has signed an agreement to increase its shareholding in its Brazilian joint venture Nutreco Fri-Ribe from 51 per cent to 97 per cent. The joint venture...
15 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Soy Exports to Arab Countries Rise
BRAZIL - Brazilian soy sales to the Arab market grew in the first two months of the year and generated revenues of US$ 27 million for the country....
05 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Soybean Production Estimate Reduced
BRAZIL - Soybean production estimates in 2011/12 are now at 70 million metric tons (mmt), a significant decrease of 7 percent from the record 75.3 mmt produced in 2010/11. ...
29 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil to Boost Sugarcane Output
BRAZIL - The Brazilian federal government is developing a strategic plan to increase sugarcane output during the 2012-2015 period, for use as ethanol fuel. ...
Crop Industry News from Brazil Cooperative Exports Grow 21 Per Cent
BRAZIL - Brazilian cooperatives increased exports by 21 per cent in January in comparison with the same month last year, reaching US$352.9 million. ...
14 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil the Big Mover in GM Stats
BRAZIL - A new report shows that biotech acreage increased by 12 million hectares in global terms to 160m hectares in 2011 (up 8 per cent). Meanwhile, European plantings of the only EU-authorised...
13 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Drought in Southern Brazil Reduces 2011/12 Soybean Production Forecast
BRAZIL - Brazil's 2011/12 soybean production is forecast at 74 million tons, down 1.0 million from last month and down 1.5 million or 2 per cent from last year....
12 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Harvests Largest Grain Crop in 2011
BRAZIL - Brazil says it has had the biggest grain harvest in its history, of nearly 160 million tonnes in 2011, and has forecasted a further rise for 2012....
05 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Brazil Drought Worse in South Brazil Than 2008-09
BRAZIL - Dryness in southern Brazil has been worse than in three seasons ago, when La Nina also caused severe crop concerns in South America, but has not - yet - reached that level in Argentina....
09 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Grain Production to Drop
BRAZIL - Brazilian domestic grain production in the 2011-2012 crop should reach 159.079 million tonnes, 2.4 per cent less than in the preceding crop (162.958 million tonnes harvested). The forecast...
29 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Sugarcane Processing Declines
BRAZIL - From 1 January to 15 November, plants in the Brazilian Mid-South processed 479.35 million tonnes of sugarcane. According to a statement issued yesterday by the Sugarcane Industry Union...
28 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Selling Less Sugar to Arabs
BRAZIL - The volume of the commodity's exports to the region dropped 13 per cent from January to October this year compared with the same period of 2010....
08 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Wheat Exports Should 'Drop by Half'
BRAZIL - Wheat exports in the crop that is currently being harvested in Brazil should be lower than those in the previous crop. The wheat sector market analyst at the National Food Supply Company...
07 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Biotech Seed Hikes Hopes for Brazil's Corn Harvest
BRAZIL - Genetically modified seed, and a green light from soybean sowings, have put Brazilian corn farmers on course to break their harvest record by an even bigger margin than had been thought,...
26 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Entrepreneurs Plan Fertiliser Plant for Brazil
BRAZIL - Seeking to cash in on the Latin American country's emergence as a global agricultural powerhouse, two of Brazil and Egypt's wealthiest entrepreneurs are joining forces to build a $3bn...
24 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Needs to Skillfully Manage Commodity Exports
BRAZIL - Rapid commodity-intensive industrialisation, population growth and rising per capita incomes in the emerging markets should continue benefit the Brazilian economy over the medium term....
12 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil Region's Sugar Output Rises 44 Per Cent
BRAZIL - Sugar output in Brazil's Center South, the world's largest producing region, rose 44 per cent in the second half of September, industry association Unica said....
10 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil First Shipment of Certified Sustainable Soy Arrives in Netherlands
BRAZIL - In June 2011 the first shipment of sustainably produced soya certified by the Round Table on Responsible Soy Association arrived in the Netherlands from Brazil....
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Soybean Crop Expected Down
BRAZIL - Brazil has recently released what some are calling conservative estimates that show a 2011-12 decline in soy production. With the excellent weather that contributed to the previous year's...
04 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Sugarcane Versus Corn - Brazil Takes on US Biofuel Industry
BRAZIL - Brazil claims to have clamped down on slash and burn tactics, slave labour and links to deforestation as it seeks to gain foothold in Europe's lucrative biofuels market....
Crop Industry News from Brazil Market Expecting Higher Sugar Prices
BRAZIL - Agricultural commodities, among them sugar, should see prices return to levels similar to those prior to September, without great reflex on Brazilian exports. The opinion is by Archer...
23 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Strategies for Controlling Nematode Populations
BRAZIL - Soybean crops in several regions of Brazil with stains on Reboleira, where the plants are small and yellowish, reveal hidden nematodes. The worms are not visible to the naked eye, but...
09 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Corn Outlook Is Bullish
BRAZIL - Brazil's corn price outlook continues to be strongly bullish, reflecting reduced production in last winter's crop and sustained domestic demand, reports Alfredo Navarro, the US Grains...
29 August 2011
Crop Industry News from Brazil La Niña Jeopardizes South American Crops
BRAZIL & ARGENTINA - South American grain and oilseed production may be in jeopardy from the formation of a La Niña dry-weather pattern, which might curb rainfall in parts of Brazil and Argentina,...
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