Harvest conditions for corn & soybeans in Mato Grosso may improve

During the week ending Feb. 12, Brazil’s soybean harvest advanced to 9 percent complete, up 5 points on the week but about 11 points below the five-year average. More rain is expected in northern Brazil before March, which would further delay harvest. However, less [...]

Sugar beet harvest more than double last year’s pace

What a difference a year makes. Harvest conditions have been nearly ideal for the 2020 sugar beet crop, with cool and dry weather aiding farmers in making good time. Last fall’s heavy rains meant wet, muddy conditions that slowed progress and hindered early harvesting. [...]