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25/01/2017
Please see below some briefs news about vegetable business in Brazil last months. 2016 ONION MARKET- According CEPEA entity 2016 was a year in which onion market register extreme values. Growers in the South of Brazil who harvest about November/ D ...
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06/05/2016
Please see below some news on field crops inn Brazil. According CONAB (National Company of Supply) most recent estimate for 2015/16 grain crop will be 209,01 million tons produced in a planted area of 58,5 million hectares. This means 464,000 hect ...
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06/05/2016
Please see below some news on vegetable business in Brazil. Majority of the info below had as a source CEPEA an entity from Săo Paulo University published on their Annual report few months ago. For region and species CEPEA conduct a day to day ...
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21/11/2015
Cotton is a traditional crop in Brazil and in fact, on the last 20-30 years, there was a big area reduction due to big gains in yield. According Celeres Consulting, on the second forecast round the 2015/16 is projected to reach 1,10 million hectares ...
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21/11/2015
Years ago the expectation was that sorghum crop would have an increasing expansion in Brazil.  Unfortunately this did not happen and on the last years sorghum is suffering an area reduction. Several facts are negatively affecting the sorghum crop, ...
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20/11/2015
Tomato is a key specie on vegetable market in Brazil. Total planted area is around 65,000 ha. 25-28% is processing tomato and the balance is fresh market. This market is very important considering the economic and social aspects since it generates a ...
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20/11/2015
The info below has the intention to provide some summary about watermelon crop in Brazil. The graphic below indicates the distribution of watermelon crop by each geographic region in Brazil.  On the left side it is the % of production by region wh ...
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22/09/2015
The recent forecast (April 2016) from CONAB (National Company of Supply) indicates that Brazil will produce 209.01 million ton of grains on the crop 2015/2016. This will be 0,6% more than previous crop. The total area planted in 2015/16 will be 0,85 ...
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23/09/2015
Vegetable seed market keep growing in Brazil. The below figures published by ABCSEM show this in local currency. More  recent news indicate that the value in dollars at growers selling price will be around USD250-300 MM. Mai ...
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23/09/2015
Brazil has some utilization of temperate forage seed basically in 3 States in the South Region but since it is a tropical country, the major forage growing area is for tropical grass species. Several years ago, a cooperative project betwee ...
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23/09/2015
In 2014, ABCSEM (The Brazilian Vegetable Seed Trade Association) had contracted once again MNagro to do a review of the 2012 market study. The key objective was to develop some figures for the vegetable market (not seed market) as far as 17 key s ...
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22/09/2015
A recent information released by EMBRAPA indicates that the Brazilian corn seed companies offered 478 hybrids to the market for the 2014/15 crop. Conventional hybrids represent 39% of the total, while GMO represents 61%. It is interesting to see ...
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22/09/2015
(Source - Seed News magazine) Rice is one of the basic typical food in Brazil. Per capita consumption is about 40 kg. per year. It is produced in irrigated and dry lands.  Irrigated areas produce about 70% of the total volume consid ...
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22/09/2015
According to the news published by ABRASEM, the Brazilian Seed Association, in April 2014, the total seed market in Brazil was around 4 billion dollars and the seed volume produced jumped from 1.6 million ton in 2001 to 3.0 million in 2012-13 crop.  ...
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22/09/2015
Hopefully, considering that everything runs well, the wheat crop sowed during the recent months in Brazil is expected to reach 7 million ton. The total annual Brazilian consumption is about 12 million ton.  The two Brazilian states that lead the whea ...
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22/09/2015
(Source – Seed Quest) Seed treatment can be defined as the application of chemical ingredients or biological organisms to the seed that enables in suppressing, controlling or repelling plant pathogens, insects, or other pests that attack see ...