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Brazil Soy Harvest Accelerates Further
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:21 PM CST

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- Rains eased for a second week in Brazil's center-west, allowing soybean harvesting to proceed at a breakneck pace.

As a result, Brazil-wide harvested area almost doubled in seven days, reaching 27% of the projected 68.9 million acres for 2012-13 as of Friday, AgRural reported.

Torrential downpours had hampered field work for the first month of the season, leaving a lot of harvest-ready soy in the fields and harvest efforts well behind schedule. But with the turn in the weather, farmers raced combines through the fields, and harvest pace is now virtually on a par with ...

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