Brazil's soybean planting season may have got off to a slow start in Mato Grosso, but field work is now moving quickly in Parana.
The No. 2 soy state had planted 10% of projected area as of Sunday, according to Parana's Agricultural Economy Department (DERAL), after ample rains allowed farmers to send planters into the fields last week.
Area planted rose by eight percentage points in the seven-day period.
Some 93% of the soybean crop is in the germination phase and 7% is in the vegetative development phase, said the report.
Further showers this week will have maintained good soil ...