The Mato Grosso Institute of Agricultural Economics (Imea) revealed that the harvest of the second corn crop in the state of Mato Grosso reached 95.7 percent of the total surface until the end of the first two weeks of August. The rains ceased and allowed producers to advance faster the works.
In the state of Paraná, local agencies say that the harvest got to 79 percent until August 17 and 93 percent of the corn crop is considered in good conditions. Regarding the second crop alone, Brazil’s National Supply Company (Conab) forecasts a production of 54 million tons.
(Source – http://www.blackseagrain.net/novosti/brazil-second-corn-crop-harvest-nears-final-days)