South America Calling
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Wed Nov 26, 2014 01:21 PM CST

Planting a second crop of corn after the current soybean crop is not economically viable in many parts of Brazil this season based on current prices, according to a report released by the Brazilian Agriculture Confederation (CNA).

Farmers in areas further away from ports and the meat industry in the south may be better off not double cropping soybeans this year, according to CNA analysis.

Across nearly all of Brazil, planting a single crop of soybeans was the best option last year, according to data compiled by the Center for Advanced Studies into Applied Economics (Cepea).

In Sorriso, a top-producing ...

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