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Montevideo, May 28th 2018 - 01:10 UTC

Tag: Soybean production

  • Saturday, May 12th 2018 - 08:45 UTC

    Brazil becomes world's largest producer of soybeans for the first time

    Brazilian farmers have practically finished harvesting their soy for the 2017/18 crop year, which kicked off in September, as US is just beginning to plant its 2018 crop.

    Brazil will surpass the United States as the largest producer of soybeans this year, taking over the top ranking for the first time in history, oilseeds crusher group Abiove said on Friday. The U.S. is expected to harvest 116.48 million tons of soybeans later on in 2018, falling short of Brazil’s estimated collection of 117 million tons for its crop year that is just drawing to a close, Abiove said, citing United States Department of Agriculture figures released on Thursday.

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2018 - 08:44 UTC

    Uruguay´s soybean crop forecasted to drop 43% because of devastating drought

    Soybean production is forecast to drop to 1.7 million tons in 2017-18, according to an April 30 GAIN report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

    Due to the recent devastating drought, soybean production in Uruguay is forecast to drop to 1.7 million tons in 2017-18, according to an April 30 Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.