Brazil's soybean harvest nears its completion with field work progressing quickly in the southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul, AgRural, a local farm consultancy, said.
The 2013-14 harvest was 91% complete as of last Thursday, six percentage points ahead of last week and 11 points ahead of the five-year average, said the consultancy.
Field work was 82% complete in Rio Grande do Sul, well ahead of the 49% registered this time last year. In neighboring Parana, efforts were 93% complete with the outstanding work to be done in the south of the state.
Dry weather has allowed the southern ...