NEWS
Brazil Crop Outlook - 1
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Fri Mar 20, 2015 12:54 PM CDT

SAO DESIDERIO, Brazil (DTN) -- Caetano de Carvalho Berlatto stood in front of soybean plants teaming with pods on an overcast day on his family's 15,000-acre farm in Brazil's eastern Cerrado region.

With a month to go until harvest, he was pleased with his crop.

"Considering we had such a dry January" with just 1 1/2 inches in the month "we are going to have a decent result," said Berlatto, who farms in Roda Velha, western Bahia.

January was dry across much of Brazil's top-producing Cerrado region, causing farmers from Mato Grosso to Piaui to fret the crop would be ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
(none currently available)