Brazilian Soybean Harvest Begins
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Thu Jan 2, 2014 11:18 AM CST

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- Farmers in Brazil's Mato Grosso have started harvesting their soybean crop amid expectations of a bumper crop.

Field work began last week in three regions of the top-producing state. Around 1% of the state's harvest has been collected, according to Nery Ribas, technical director at the Mato Grosso Soybean and Corn Growers Association (Aprosoja).

Those who planted around Sep. 15 in Campo Verde and Primaveira do Leste in the south of the state, in Lucas do Rio Verde and Sorriso in the center-north and in Sapezal were the ones to kick off the harvest.

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