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Tag: wheat crop

  • Saturday, August 22nd 2020 - 08:05 UTC

    Argentina's wheat crop under pressure from unfavorable climate conditions

    The Rosario Stock Exchange had cut wheat planted area estimates by another 100,000 hectares, bringing overall wheat area to 6.5 million hectares

    Argentina's wheat crop continued to remain under pressure amid growing unfavorable weather conditions, which are casting doubts of further crop loss. Wheat planting in Argentina was 100% completed in the week to Aug. 19, but recent frost conditions, with variable intensity, have hit most parts of its key wheat regions, rendering current growth conditions unfavorable for the crop, the Buenos Aires Grain Exchange said in its report released on Aug. 20.

  • Thursday, August 13th 2020 - 06:57 UTC

    Brazil expects a record wheat crop, and considerable reduction of imports

    Conab estimates that production should reach 6.8 million tons, 21.2% more than in the previous harvest.

    Brazil's National Supply Company (Conab) said the current wheat crop (2019/20) has the potential to be a record. As a result, Brazilian cereal imports should fall. The agency believes that production should reach 6.8 million tons, 21.2% more than in the previous harvest.

  • Thursday, March 14th 2019 - 09:48 UTC

    Argentina forecasted to increase the wheat area planted for the 2019/20 season

    The area could reach up to 6.9 million hectares, which would be the fourth consecutive increase and a rise from 6.3 million hectares in the 2018/19 season

    Argentina's wheat planting area will rise again in 2019/20, industry experts anticipated, which could mean another bumper harvest after a record wheat crop last season. The area could reach up to 6.9 million hectares, analysts and farmers said, which would be the fourth consecutive increase and a rise from 6.3 million hectares in the 2018/19 season when the country produced a record 19.5 million tons of wheat.