NEWS
Brazil's Soy Crop Looks Good
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon Feb 3, 2014 03:27 PM CST

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- Brazil's soybean harvest continues to progress smoothly, registering good yields across the country.

However, forecasts of hot, dry conditions for February are raising concerns in regions that planted later, according to AgRural, a local farm consultancy.

Dry conditions could affect Rio Grande do Sul, where rain forecast for the weekend did not materialize and came in the form of isolated showers. With most of the crop in Brazil's southernmost state in the flowering or pod-filling stages, the lack of precipitation on the charts for the next week is worrying, said AgRural.

Another area at risk ...

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