NEWS
Brazil Farmers Prepare to Plant Soy
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Wed Sep 11, 2013 03:46 PM CDT

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- With the new soybean season just days away, Brazilian farmers have their eyes on the skies and the weather charts.

Unfortunately, neither promises the opportunity of a flying start.

The soybean planting window opens on Sept. 15 in many parts of Mato Grosso and western Parana, but land generally remains too dry to plant after the long arid winter months.

Light showers have fallen in these regions, but more consistent showers are only expected at the end of September in western Parana and mid-October in Mato Grosso, according to the local Somar Meteorologia weather service.

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