Fri Jan 29, 2016 02:29 PM CST Brazil's soybean harvest picked up pace last week amid breaks in the rain in Mato Grosso and Parana. Meanwhile, an extended dry spell was broken in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, offering crops sustenance at a vital time.
Fri Jan 29, 2016 06:32 AM CST Crops in northern and central Buenos Aires province have experienced hot, dry conditions over the last month and are in need of rain as soy and corn hit decisive reproductive phases. But overall Argentine crops still look good.
Wed Jan 27, 2016 09:21 AM CST Reports out of northern Mato Grosso continue to indicate poor early-harvest soybean yields. However, not all crops are suffering and later-planted soybeans will have benefitted from recent rains.
Mon Jan 25, 2016 03:54 PM CST Brazilian grain farmers are benefitting from the devaluation of the real, but also from a decline in freight price pressure as the economy shrinks and more grains go through the Amazon.
Fri Jan 22, 2016 02:57 PM CST Dry weather in the south has yet to trigger an acceleration in harvest activity, while rain continues to hamper fieldwork in the center-west. The harvest was 1.5% complete as of Friday, said AgRural.
Tue Jan 12, 2016 08:52 AM CST Brazil's Ag Ministry maintained its 2015-16 soybean view at above 102 MMT despite dryness concerns in Mato Grosso, bucking the recent trend for reducing estimates among analysts.
Mon Dec 21, 2015 08:09 AM CST Soybeans in Mato Grosso, Brazil's No. 1 producing state, have suffered amid spotty, irregular rainfall since September. Now, as the crop hits decisive development phases, losses threaten to mount. Meanwhile, a lack of rain and planting delays also overshadow production in Matopiba.
Thu Dec 17, 2015 02:31 PM CST With the Argentine peso devalued, the question is how quickly farmers will sell soy stocks. Business was slow Thursday and some analysts think producers may end up holding back soy if prices remain under pressure. Others believe they will still sell, though.