Mon Apr 7, 2014 02:35 PM CDT Brazilian farmers planted around 600,000 acres of second-crop soybeans, only a third of what some feared. However, yields are expected to be poor and having soybeans in the ground for nine months of the year will propagate disease and pests.
Tue Apr 1, 2014 03:42 PM CDT Agroconsult lowered its Brazilian soybean crop view to 86.9 mmt Tuesday, adding to the growing consensus that the crop sits between 85 mmt and 87 mmt in this year when the crop is so hard to predict.
Mon Mar 31, 2014 01:34 PM CDT Private Brazilian analysts gave mixed messages on the size of the soybean crop over the weekend. But it remains certain that the crop will fall well short of the 90 million metric tons initially forecast.
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:05 PM CDT Brazil's Agriculture Ministry lowered its soybean number by 4.6 million metric tons, underlining the impact of recent dry weather in the south and southeast of the country.