Argentina in need of rain, Brazil okay for now

Most corn and soybean producing areas in Argentina are not expected to receive adequate rain during the next two weeks, which is unfavorable for planting and early crop development. The area stretching from San Luis, across Cordoba, and into southern Sante Fe may see [...]

Spring rains provide planting window in South America

While some crop row in South America areas are still mostly dry,  some key region in Argentina and Brazil have seen an uptick in precipitation and soil moisture in the last ten days, allowing planting to accelerate and lessening the risk of replanting due [...]

Will Brazil’s soybean crop hit 130 million metric tons?

Some estimates peg the 2018/19 crop at 123 million metric tons (MMT), but according to the chief executive at agribusiness consultancy Celeres, Brazil’s soybean crop could be as large as 130 MMT. This would be an increase of almost 10 MMT from the year prior.  High demand from China due to the dispute with the U.S. [...]