NEWS
Brazil Crop Outlook - 1
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon Oct 21, 2013 09:07 AM CDT

SORRISO, Brazil (DTN) -- The soybean season got off to a slow start in Mato Grosso, Brazil's main producing state.

At the start of last week, planting was 10 days behind schedule in many parts of the Cerrado state due to the late arrival of spring rains.

But the delay by no means spelt disaster. For such has been the investment in machinery over the past five years that farmers knew they could easily make up the deficit once the rains arrived.

And the precipitation duly fell last week, with up to 4 inches dousing fields across the state.

In ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Southern Brazil Soy Planting Lags
DTN South America Calling Blog
South America Calling
Brazil Soy Farmers Monitoring Market
South America Calling
Brazil Soy Planting Still Sluggish
South America Calling
Rain Restarts Brazil Soy Planting
South America Calling