Wed Nov 5, 2014 10:18 AM CST The concentration of Center-West soybean planting in late October and early November will lead to a deluge of soybeans in late February, which will put enormous strain on Brazil's precarious logistics.
Mon Nov 3, 2014 02:09 PM CST Brazil's Agriculture Minister Neri Geller plans to visit China this month in an attempt to smooth the way for corn exports, which have just begun. Brazil wants to avoid the problems that the U.S. has encountered with cargos containing the MIR 162 trait.
Fri Oct 31, 2014 03:18 PM CDT The return of rains allowed farmers in Brazil's Mato Grosso to recoup some of the delays in soybean planting over the last week. But at 40.5% complete, planting still lags badly compared with the 71.7% planted at the same point last year.
Fri Oct 31, 2014 06:27 AM CDT ybean planting in Brazil's south remains behind schedule, although the delays are small and will not have an impact on yields. The market anxiously awaits planting figures for Mato Grosso, the No. 1 soybean state, where fieldwork is expected to have progressed quickly this week after a month of delays due to dry weather.
Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:28 AM CDT Price bumps over the past week have pricked Brazilian farmer interest in selling 2014-15 soybeans. Sales volume was light, but farmers have a lot to sell and they are now monitoring the market.
Mon Oct 27, 2014 09:11 AM CDT Brazilian soybean planting was slow last week despite the return of showers to Mato Grosso and surrounding regions. Farmers are waiting for more substantial rains, forecast for this week, before resuming field work.
Wed Oct 22, 2014 03:16 PM CDT The return of showers in Brazil's Mato Grosso and surrounding parts of the Center-West, combined with forecasts of further rain over the weekend, have prompted farmers to restart planting soybeans this week.