NEWS
Brazil's Soy Outlook
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Wed Jun 4, 2014 06:36 AM CDT

LUCAS DO RIO VERDE, Brazil (DTN) -- Margins promise to be slightly tighter in 2014-15, but the recent expansion in Brazilian soybean production will likely continue next season.

For the eighth year in a row, Brazilian planted area will grow, this time by three million acres to 77 million acres, forecasts Agroconsult, a local farm analytics firm.

"And it could be that area will grow more," Fabio Meneghin, a partner at Agroconsult, told an audience in Lucas do Rio Verde, northern Mato Grosso.

Expansion will come with the conversion of pasture and brush in the east of Mato Grosso, the ...

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