Nov 03, 2022
2022/23 Brazil First Corn Crop 56% Planted
Author: Michael Cordonnier/Soybean & Corn Advisor, Inc.
The 2022/23 corn crop in Brazil was 56% planted as of late last week compared to 63% last year according to Ag Rural. This represents an advance of 5% for the week.
Rio Grande do Sul - The corn in Rio Grande do Sul was 73% planted as of late last week compared to 75% last year and 68% average according to Emater. This represents an advance of 3% for the week. Corn planting was slow last week due to the slow pace of the wheat harvest especially across the northern part of the state where it has been wet recently. The wheat harvest in Rio Grande do Sul was 7% as of late last week compared to 30% last year and 41% average. This represents an advance of only 2% for the week.
Parana - Farmers in Parana had planted 91% of their corn as of earlier this week according to the Department of Rural Economics (Deral). The corn is 12% germinating and 88% in vegetative development and the corn is rated 1% poor, 13% fair, and 86% good.