Grain Production in Brazil

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 higher than past crop or 58,4 millions hectares.

Below are the key states in Brazil in terms of grains production. MATOPIBA is a new boundary and it is composed of 4 growing regions on 4 states (Maranhão, Tocantins, Piauí and Bahia).

Below is the key corn growing area concentration considering both first and second crops combined.

See below the key growing areas of soybean in Brazil: