NEWS
Brazil Crop Outlook - 1
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon Oct 21, 2013 09:05 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
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Kub's Den
BNSF Car Placements Improve
Russian Planting Ahead of Pace
Bigger Push on Global Farming
Exporters Report Grain Sales
Exporters Report Grain Sales