Soybean was one of the crops most affected by lack of rain in southern Brazil | Photo: Advertisement / Ubiratã Town Hall
The fourth estimate of the 2021/22 harvest, published by the National Supply Company (Conab) on Tuesday (11), shows an increase in cereal production compared to the 2020/21 campaign. According to the survey, Brazil is expected to produce a total volume of 284.4 million tonnes, an increase of 12.5% or 32 million tonnes. The highlight was soybeans, with an increase in seeded area of 3.8%, and the wheat crop, which ended with a record production.
“Production expectations in the Midwest have helped maintain grain production growth expectations, even with adverse weather conditions in the south of the country, which will impact first crop corn and soybean production,” explains the director of policy. Conab Agricole et Information, Sergio De Zen