Friday, September 26, 2014
Soybean Planting early in Brazil
By Eduardo Paim:
Here in Mato Grosso already started planting soybeans in upstate and in irrigation areas. Other poor areas are not 1% planted. The rains are coming earlier and are not expected to miss. We have producers saying that the disease called rust is present in plants that call here "guaxa soy," which are plants that grow on the edges of roadways when the seeds falling from truck transportation and close to the harvest areas. This year the rust was alive on these guaxas plants because we had a year with 12 months of rains that offered moisture to keep the plants alive. Diseased soybeans did not die from lack of rain.