Jul 27, 2021

Frosts in Southern Brazil Impact Corn, Coffee, Sugar, Citrus, Wheat

Author: Michael Cordonnier/Soybean & Corn Advisor, Inc.

A third wave of frosts is forecasted to hit southern Brazil this week and it is predicted to be the worst thus far this year. Last Wednesday, many cities in southern Brazil registered their lowest temperatures on record for that date. We have focused mostly on the impact on safrinha corn, but other crops such as coffee, sugarcane, citrus, and wheat have also been impacted by the cold temperatures.

Below are some observations concerning the impact of the cold temperatures.